Mount Rainier Climber's Log

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Peakbug

Peakbug - Jul 7, 2013 5:30 pm Date Climbed: Jul 14, 2011

Snowy year- attempt

Attempt on Rainier. So much snow in July 2011...much more than expected. Turned around short of summit.

pvnisher

pvnisher - Jul 3, 2013 9:54 am Date Climbed: Sep 5, 2008

beautiful  Sucess!

My first time on a real glacier. Loved it and caught the real mountaineering bug.

lzpup

lzpup - Jun 21, 2013 10:29 pm Date Climbed: Jun 15, 2013

DC

Just my Wife and I, Early start from IM flats, cold weather with the wind. Came up 500 ft short. Will take another shot at it next year. I really liked the DC , lot of fun. Best to go early in the season with snow on the cleaver in my opinion

APK - Jun 10, 2013 11:19 pm Date Climbed: Jul 2, 2013

DC  Sucess!

Perfect weather. Dayhike from paradise, 12:02 rt.

PrinceOfNorway

PrinceOfNorway - Jun 9, 2013 9:30 am Date Climbed: Jun 6, 2013

So Hot on the D Cleaver  Sucess!

Made it to the top on a very sunny and hot day. No matter how much sunscreen we put on it didn't keep us from burning. It was totally worth it though! Thank you Mount Rainier for the beautiful weather!

whatdoIknow

whatdoIknow - May 28, 2013 11:06 am

Emmons glacier  Sucess!

RMI cattle herding trip. It was good fun, though.

oliverkalt

oliverkalt - Apr 29, 2013 1:21 am Date Climbed: Apr 24, 2013

Ingraham Direct  Sucess!

Nice climb on a day with perfect weather. It was fun to find our own path of least resistance to the top. No-one around high on the mountain this early in the season. Perfect!

Grenn - Apr 14, 2013 1:33 am Date Climbed: Jun 1, 2002

Old climbs, new technology  Sucess!

Climbed for the second time. Once in 1988 already. Both times with RMI.

FlaaenP

FlaaenP - Apr 3, 2013 2:43 pm Date Climbed: Aug 8, 2011

Disappointment's Cleaver  Sucess!

Didn't see the summit till reaching camp Muir. It was super cloudy, lot's of snow from the beginning. Very fun climb. Left at 1 am and got to the summit at 9 am- little on the slow side. Wow. What a mountain.

DC- great beginner's route. Was my first mountain and didn't go through a guide service. We took a 3 day trip and practiced techniques at Camp Muir on the 2nd day. Way fun, got me hooked.

Sawtooth Scott

Sawtooth Scott - Feb 10, 2013 12:03 am Date Climbed: Jun 16, 2012

DC

A perfect start from Muir at 1am with a blanket of stars and crisp air. At 13,600 ft. freezing rain and winds around 40 mph just before sunrise. I was sorry that the mountain turned us around but I look forward to another attempt in 2014. A great experience on a beautiful mountain.

xbaghat

xbaghat - Jan 20, 2013 11:33 am Date Climbed: Jun 15, 2012

thirty-nine  Sucess!

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tseren

tseren - Jan 5, 2013 5:12 pm Date Climbed: Aug 22, 2009

DC to the top  Sucess!

beautiful weather, and a beautiful climb.

Sirburtmund

Sirburtmund - Dec 24, 2012 12:45 pm

Summit  Sucess!

Great climb. Disappointment Cleaver at 1:30 am with crampons on rock was quite the treat.

pokie - Dec 19, 2012 6:14 pm Date Climbed: Sep 8, 2012

dc weather stop

held up at ingraham with crazy weather, rockfall, thunder, lightning, general mountain awesomeness.

seabadge

seabadge - Dec 6, 2012 12:58 am Date Climbed: Jun 25, 2011

Rainier  Sucess!

Memorable blue bird day...

JimWallace

JimWallace - Dec 4, 2012 8:56 pm Date Climbed: Jun 10, 2011

Dissapointment cleaver  Sucess!

a great day summitting rainier in 2011!! We climbed Dissapointment cleaver. This year 2012 we tried again but were unsuccessful due to massive snowstorm. We only reached 13,000 ft this time before having to descend back to camp. we waited out storm for two days then went to Mt.Hood instead.

Fletch

Fletch - Nov 30, 2012 4:10 pm Date Climbed: Jul 9, 2011

CMC Group  Sucess!

Fine folks...

donutslayer

donutslayer - Nov 14, 2012 3:02 pm

Great Sunrise  Sucess!

A 4th of July climb via the Emmons that was awesome. Due to winds most parties threw in the towel early but staying one more day set the stage for sharing the summit with one other person!

telemarkdude

telemarkdude - Nov 13, 2012 4:08 pm Date Climbed: Aug 5, 1986

DC  Sucess!

Great climb. Got to see a beautiful sunrise from summit.

coonrad

coonrad - Oct 2, 2012 4:18 pm Date Climbed: Sep 1, 2012

DC w/RMI

Cold! Altitude hit me pretty good. First time up Rainier. I'm hooked. Can't wait to go back for another climb.

Sunrise from Rainier

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