Emmons-Winthrop Glacier Climber's Log

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Kristalea

Kristalea - Apr 17, 2018 1:09 pm Date Climbed: Jul 19, 2017

Highpoint #11  Sucess!

Life changing and amazing experience! I didn't think I was going to make it on no sleep and exhausted cardio but the weather was beautiful with low winds and sun so I needed to embrace the opportunity. Saw a clear beautiful sunrise that added to the motivation.The descent was tough because of the slushy path the sun made.

Hyadventure

Hyadventure - Aug 2, 2017 5:15 pm Date Climbed: Jul 29, 2017

The Grind  Sucess!

Great weather for one of the toughest grinds of my life.

Harvest

Harvest - Aug 2, 2017 3:05 pm Date Climbed: Jun 29, 2017

Beautiful sunrise  Sucess!

Great climb and the route is in great shape 6/29/17. Only two snow bridges.

Another great ascent. There's 13 snow bridges this time but the route is still in great shape. 8/1/17.

underasail

underasail - Aug 27, 2016 4:14 pm Date Climbed: Jun 27, 2016

Brilliant Route/Great Weather  Sucess!

Made the climbing in four hours and fifty-five minutes to the summit and around a three-hour descent to Camp Schurman.

tpkrause - Jul 7, 2015 1:51 pm Date Climbed: Jul 27, 2014

Great Weather, successful climb  Sucess!

We pushed hard on the first day to Camp Shurman. 2am start and we were able to beat many other groups on the crowded ascent. Route was well traveled and we made great time to the summit and down. Weather could not have been better.

GlacierCountry

GlacierCountry - Jul 6, 2015 11:47 am Date Climbed: Jun 14, 2015

First time

Climbed in honor of a friend with a brain cancer. Bad storm the day before arrival and a climber died of exposure on the Liberty Ridge route. Excellent weather during our stay. Only got to 12k feet on summit day due to one of our team having AMS. But it was a great experience and I will definitely return for a summit.

seano

seano - Jul 14, 2014 1:36 pm Date Climbed: Jul 13, 2014

Perfect weather  Sucess!

A fun, relaxing 2-day climb, with shorts weather on the summit. Trip report.

funkstuf

funkstuf - Aug 6, 2013 12:55 am Date Climbed: Aug 4, 2013

Beautiful Climb  Sucess!

This route is beautiful, fun, and can be challenging. I'd been up the DC route a few times. Tried this route a few years ago in the spring but avalanche conditions prevented a summit at that time. This week we summited at 7:45 am under clear skies and zero.. yes, I said zero wind on the summit. No congestion on the route. Highly recommended. Be prepared to alter your path on the way down as the snow bridges crumble in the afternoon.

bellinghamclimber

bellinghamclimber - Jul 15, 2013 12:56 am Date Climbed: Jul 14, 2013

Beautiful Weekend on the Emmons  Sucess!

I would definitely recommend this route to anybody interested in a Rainier ascent. This was my first time on the route, and it had far fewer people than what you would typically see over on the DC!

MtMtnHiker

MtMtnHiker - Jul 14, 2013 7:00 pm Date Climbed: Jul 13, 2013

1st time on Rainier and Emmons

We were the only party on the route. Got a somewhat late start at 2am. Colder conditions firmed the route up great. Turned around at 12,600 due to a combination of altitude sickness, deteriorating weather and general fatigue. No regrets as the weather got very nasty later. Will be back to try it again.

Hotfeet

Hotfeet - Jun 30, 2013 12:52 am Date Climbed: Jun 27, 2013

Good time, bad weather!

Climbed to Camp Schurman only to decide as many, many others did that the conditions were poor. The fresh snow and warm temps made avy conditions way too risky. I will be back later!

Fletch

Fletch - Dec 28, 2012 4:41 pm Date Climbed: Jul 6, 2011

fun time out  Sucess!

with CMC friends...

blakemj33

blakemj33 - Nov 24, 2012 1:40 pm Date Climbed: Jul 21, 2012

Just another day out  Sucess!

Second time up the Emmons and sixth summit of Rainier. Led a non-profit group up and it was great. Most people leave for an alpine start but the group I was with had alot of first timers and not all were in great shape so instead of leaving for the summit at midnight I had everyone wake up at 6 AM and we were off by 7:30 and were hanging out by about 1:PM. Route was great and a little icey around 13.

WillieCornett

WillieCornett - Oct 14, 2012 1:03 am Date Climbed: Jun 29, 2009

First time on Rainier

Bad storm at high camp, then sick partner next day.

jacobsmith

jacobsmith - Sep 16, 2012 12:47 pm Date Climbed: Jul 9, 2011

Emmons  Sucess!

Climbed in a three day trip, which was fairly leisurely; a real haul but no technical challenges.

jswitzky - Aug 4, 2012 2:52 pm Date Climbed: Jul 24, 2012

Beautiful climb and weather  Sucess!

Spectacular weather. Perfect snow. Summited with 2 other fellow clients of AAI and 2 guides.

olymountainman

olymountainman - Aug 1, 2012 10:02 am Date Climbed: Jul 29, 2012

A fine reroute up the Winthrop  Sucess!

Climbed her 3 days after a fresh reroute up the Winthrop. It was nice direct route, quite exposed in the lower section, but that just added to the fun!

hunterslee

hunterslee - Jul 20, 2012 7:22 pm Date Climbed: Jul 5, 2012

Enjoyable Climb  Sucess!

Had great condition and weather this trip up the Emmons. Not that many people either, there were 8 of us in total climbing the route. Much more enjoyable, and slightly more technical than the DC.

Josh Lewis

Josh Lewis - Jul 11, 2012 3:49 am Date Climbed: Jul 8, 2012

Finally got this one  Sucess!

I finally got fed up with doing the DC route over and over and got an opportunity to do this route. Very enjoyable, great perspective of the mountain, and a good route. I would recommend this route over the DC.

Bezoar Goat

Bezoar Goat - Jul 3, 2012 1:17 am Date Climbed: Jun 27, 2012

Beautiful window   Sucess!

Avvy conditions on Tuesday and hi winds on Thursday but one perfect window on Wednesday! We had the route entirely to ourselves. Fantastic first trip to an amazing area.

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