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#1152730 - 12/05/16 07:54 PM Mount Rainier, 5 days with 2 nights on summit
schroden Offline
journeyman

Registered: 07/28/11
Posts: 58
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Loc: Minnesota
Planning another multi-day Mount Rainier climb, with plans for camping 2 nights on the summit (summit crater). Tentative dates June 19-23, planning 1 day to get to camp, 1 day to get to summit, 1 full day exploring summit areas, 1 day to get down, and 1 day to allow for weather delays, or to split the decent into 2 days. Another way of looking at is 1 night half way up, 2 nights at top, and 1 night half way down. If things go great, we can always come home a day early.

I like the Emmons/Winthrop from Sunrise entrance much better then the DC route. Would entertain Kautz or other route, depending on what the skill set is.

Would really like to succeed at having the time in the summit zone. Spent 1 night in summit crater in 2014, which was great! The views of the sunset and surrounding landscape are worth the climb! Still want to touch all 3 high points, walk the crater rim, check out the west crater, and of course ice caves! Understand that conditions can get sketchy at the top, but the crater is a bit protected, tent pads are dug in some, and the ice caves are always protected!

Allan

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#1152805 - 12/13/16 04:21 PM Re: Mount Rainier, 5 days with 2 nights on summit [Re: schroden]
Gowri Offline
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Registered: 09/16/16
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Loc: Redmond, WA
Sent you a pm

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#1152806 - 12/13/16 04:52 PM Re: Mount Rainier, 5 days with 2 nights on summit [Re: schroden]
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#1152930 - 12/28/16 03:50 PM Re: Mount Rainier, 5 days with 2 nights on summit [Re: schroden]
schroden Offline
journeyman

Registered: 07/28/11
Posts: 58
TRs: 2 Photos: 15
Loc: Minnesota
Quick update: have 3-4 interested climbers. Plenty of room for more, as there are 30+ 'campsites' reserve-able in the summit crater! Also think 2 rope teams would make the climb safer and allow more flexibility for activities in the summit zone, and even rate of climb.

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#1153219 - 01/20/17 10:24 AM Re: Mount Rainier, 5 days with 2 nights on summit [Re: schroden]
schroden Offline
journeyman

Registered: 07/28/11
Posts: 58
TRs: 2 Photos: 15
Loc: Minnesota
Looking like this will be a good snow year, so that makes for more enjoyable summer climbing conditions.

Still in the early planning stages. Let me know if you want to get on board early.

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#1154111 - 03/01/17 09:47 AM Re: Mount Rainier, 5 days with 2 nights on summit [Re: schroden]
schroden Offline
journeyman

Registered: 07/28/11
Posts: 58
TRs: 2 Photos: 15
Loc: Minnesota
Time to lock in the dates. Looking at June 19-23 OR June 14-19, or various options between.

Have a core group developing, but need to decide dates and add climbers.

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#1154113 - 03/01/17 09:51 AM Re: Mount Rainier, 5 days with 2 nights on summit [Re: schroden]
schroden Offline
journeyman

Registered: 07/28/11
Posts: 58
TRs: 2 Photos: 15
Loc: Minnesota
Also, route open for discussion. Prefer to avoid the D.C. cattle track, and like the Emmons/Winthrop route, but Kautz or other routes diascussable.

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