Monthly Archives: October 2016

Destination: Mt. Rainier

July 23-29, 2016

In August of 2014, we were forced to abandon our attempt to climb Mt. Rainier (14,410′/4,394m) when two of our team were struck with a savage stomach flu at Camp Muir.  It was bitterly disappointing to have to bail and we swore that we’d be back one day…

It’s time for a rematch!

Mt. Rainier comes first on National Geographic‘s list of “10 Classic American Dream Adventures“.

“Rainier is one of my favorite mountains in the world,” Melissa Arnot says. “It’s a long endurance climb that weaves through crevasses, over rock fins, and across beautiful open glacier slopes. It gives you every opportunity to challenge yourself and experience what mountaineering is all about. It offers all the challenge and requires all the skill you will need to climb similar peaks in the Andes, Himalaya, or really anywhere in the world.”

Here’s a video of our adventure… 

And here’s some high resolution still photos…

Note 1:  Click on any photo below to start a full-screen slide show carousel with captions.
Note 2: There are some additional videos included below the photo gallery.
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