Emmons-Winthrop Glacier Climber's Log

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

fun time out  Sucess!

with CMC friends...


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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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.


eispickel - Jun 4, 2012 9:24 pm Date Climbed: Jun 20, 2011

Had to turn around

Wonderful weather, but someone on my rope was not up to the challenge that day


sgiles - Apr 13, 2012 9:38 pm Date Climbed: Jul 5, 2011

Great route  Sucess!

The route was in great shape, awesome climb

Jasonadventure - Nov 8, 2011 2:13 pm Date Climbed: Aug 3, 2011

Beautiful Weather  Sucess!

Amazing weather on Rainier. Route was in amazing shape. A little slushy on the way down, but other than that perfect.

Vitaliy M.

Vitaliy M. - Jul 29, 2011 4:34 pm

Walk off  Sucess!

Walk off after climbing Liberty Ridge


jpsmyth - Jul 24, 2011 8:21 pm Date Climbed: Jul 22, 2011

Great Climb  Sucess!

Had a blast with two friends. Second time up Rainier


swanny17 - Jul 12, 2011 6:46 pm Date Climbed: Jun 26, 2011

1st Time Up  Sucess!

Large 5 person team comprised of 1 person with many summits, 3 with attempts via the DC, and 1 first attempt. Made it up with perfect route conditions, only one sketchy crevasse crossing having to jump across and up and then jump down on the way back. VERY hot on the way down, but the corridor provided for some great controlled glissading cooling us off and knocking off some descent time.


Mooner - Jun 29, 2011 7:15 pm


6/25/11 Route was great

Liba Kopeckova

Liba Kopeckova - Apr 19, 2011 8:38 pm

nice outing  Sucess!

Fun hike/climb/glacier walk. Camped out on Emmons glacier, nice weather, many small crevasses.


Nefsek - Nov 12, 2010 6:28 pm Date Climbed: Jul 18, 2010

First Indie Trip to Rainier  Sucess!

Finally cut the training wheels off and did it with some friends. Mostly a slog, but a good outing with good guys nonetheless.


flomulgator - Jul 20, 2010 2:00 pm Date Climbed: Jul 18, 2010

Route in great shape  Sucess!

Approach is melted out to approximately above Glacier Basin. Emmons is very straightforward with only a couple minor crevass crossings that won't get much worse for at least a little while. Upper route splits in two, one direct over the bergschrund, the other traversing more gently around to the saddle of Liberty Cap.
Epic 1,400' glissade track below 12,000', and again for the entire length of the Interglacier. Many skiers report upper mountain a bit too firm to be fun on top, good enough in the middle, perfect on Interglacier.

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