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Spring Scenery in Paradise

 
Spring Scenery in Paradise

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Object Title: Spring Scenery in Paradise

Image Type(s): Aid Climbing, Scenery

 

Page By: Josh Lewis

Created/Edited: May 24, 2012 / Dec 16, 2012

Object ID: 791416

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Good Days for Training

This album is a combined set of photos from April 22, 2012 and May 5, 2012. On April 21 Michael invited me over to his house and the next day we practiced crevasse rescue. It's always good to refresh on the skills. There were 20-25 foot high snow banks which made great for prussik and z-pulley practice. Afterwards we went on a nice scenic hike up towards Alta Vista.
Climbing at Paradise
Climbing up the Snow Wall

Approaching Mount Rainier
Approaching Mount Rainier

During May 5 Michael Blake and I were intending to summit Rainier via Gib. Ledges, but there was 2-3 feet of fresh snow making it a dangerous idea. So as a worst case scenario we practiced a bit more crevasse rescue and having myself pull Michael Blake from down below. I admit it was quite difficult. ;-)
Eagle Peak though the Clouds
Eagle Peak with Clouds

Nisqually Valley from the Bridge
Nisqually Valley from the Bridge

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EastKingNice pictures

EastKing

Voted 10/10

Nice pics Josh!
Posted May 24, 2012 4:26 am

Josh LewisRe: Nice pictures

Josh Lewis

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Thanks Eastking, certainly a nice set of mountains in the area around Rainier.
Posted May 26, 2012 1:40 am

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