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Found 28 results

  1. Rainier Partner 08/28-29

    Looking for an experienced partner for the last weekend in August 2021. Ideally for a single push attempt, but open to camping/bivying. Let me know if interested (517) 317-2941. Matt
  2. Hello! I am looking for a climbing partner to climb Rainier in September, or join an existing team. About myself: I have climbed Elbrus, Cotopaxi and Chimborazo, have glacier / crevasse rescue training. Please message me here or on IG (@sir_james_cook). Thanks
  3. Looking to join an existing party or form one for a climb/summit sometime between August 5th. and the 20th Let's talk if you or anyone you know would be in to tht - E
  4. Rainier this Summer?

    Anyone interested in climbing Rainier in July-Sept? Looking for a rope mate. Previously climbed DC route. Experienced in glacier tavel. Interested in other volcanoes as well. If interested shoot me an email at slee126@ucsc.edu
  5. I am looking for an experienced partner for Rainier in the first weekend of June 2021. I have 2 spare permits, I had a group of 5 people, 2 of whom had glacier travel and crevasse experience and 3 of us with little to none. The 2 experienced members are now unable to make the trip, I hope to still make the trip happen, and am looking for more experienced partner(s) to join us. For reference, I am an avid backcountry skier, competent climber and fit, my team members are similarly good climbers and fit, we all have experience at 14,000'+ and winter backpacking. If anyone is interested we want to make clear this won't be baby-sitting, we are doing our homework, we just want to make sure we don't make any mistakes on the glacier. Perhaps most importantly, we're friendly and want to have a fun time.
  6. Rainier Summer 2021

    Hello - I am looking for a team to ascend Rainier in Summer 2021. I summited in 2019 via the DC route, and abandoned a summit attempt on the Emmons in 2015. I have been trained by RMI in crevasse rescue. If you have room on your rope or are interested in forming a team please let me know. Thanks!
  7. I am looking for some people to climb Rainier with in first part of July 2021. Anyone interested?
  8. Geezer on Rainier in 2021

    Looking for over-50 climber(s) to partner with for Rainier this coming season. I (59 yo male) can't be the old guy on a team of 30-somethings, so I'm looking for partner(s) who are closer to my age for better compatibility. Thanks! Theo
  9. Hi all! My name is Zach and I just moved to the area, it's about the worst time of year for the types of climbs I wanna do but I'd like to make plans with somebody to do some winter-accessible stuff including but not limited to some of the tags on this post, and stuff in the spring and summer. Everything from cragging to alpine stuff but preferably the latter. My experience includes: AAI's AMTL1 class (South Early Winter Spire, Baker, Silver Star), trad following and leading at Devil's Lake in Wisconsin, easy glaciated peaks in Peru, ice climbing in Michigan, and several years of sport climbing. I have most of my own gear including a standard rack, but lack the correct ropes and snow/ice protection. I've been out of the game for a bit because of two hip surgeries earlier this year so I'll need to brush up on some stuff before hitting it too hard, but I'd definitely like to get active asap if anybody is interested. Shoot me a text at 616-443-8851, thanks!
  10. I'm looking for some people to climb Mt Rainier with this summer. I’ve successfully done the DC route so I’m looking to get up another route, most likely the camp Sherman/Emmons glacier route. My experience: I've summited Mt. Rainier on the DC route on a 2 man team and a 5 man group to the top of Mt. Whitney during spring. Please respond to this post or text me 253-326-oneone76.
  11. Hello All - I will be in Seattle for work next week and would like to join a party if you are planning to climb Rainier the weekend of Aug 24. I climbed (summited all) Mt. Whitney early this year, Mt. Shasta four weeks ago (on my own), and Mt. Elbert last week. I did a mountaineering course with Alpine Ascents last year in the North Cascades including crevasse rescue and repeated a two day crevasse rescue class in Colorado Rockies this summer. I am in a pretty good physical shape and hopefully add some value to your group. Would like to climb Rainier as I am trained and in Seattle next week rather than wait till next summer. Any leads are appreciated. Thanks.
  12. Dear All, How partnering for Mt Rainier during July 18/9 - July 23 ? Hood, Adams, Jefferson, Olympus, Baker .... - or any more interesting peak between near Portland, Seattle and Vancouver. I'm from Europe, nowadays based in Oxford UK, visiting OHSU in Portland for business on July 17/18. Unfortunately I don't know any mountaineers in Pacific North West, so keen to team up ! I am comfortable to lead such climbs technically, with a reliable partner, but unfortunately won't have much time to do research for routes/maps. I'm experienced in both alpine and ski mountaineering, having done 40+ high altitude peaks of comparable/higher technical difficulty than Rainier between 14,000 and 24,000 feet, and practice crevasse and avalanche rescue almost every year. Member of Academic Alpine Club Zurich (AACZ). Good endurance - I have done up to 20 hour mountain routes and up to 16,000 uphill feet in one long day. Not as fit at the moment, but 7,000 feet uphill/day is still fine. Thanks, Vaclav
  13. Dear All, We are visiting OHSU in Portland for work, on July 18. Would love to stay to do some mountaineering between Portland and Vancouver till July 23. I'm an experienced mountaineer, but have never been to Pacific North West. Looking for a reliable partner - Mount Rainier would be an obvious target, but happy to join any other trip - Hood, Olympus, Adams, Jefferson, Baker... between Portland and Vancouver. . See below some basic info about me. Just PM me if you are in the area on those days, and open to potentially team up ! Thanks Vaclav About me: - Entrepreneur/CEO of a medtech company based in Oxford UK,. - Member Academic Alpine Club Zurich (AACZ), Oxford University Mountaineering Club, Austrian Alpine Club. - Have climbed 40+ peaks of comparable or higher difficulty to Rainier at 4000m-7000m elevation.Experience gained mostly in the Alps, Andes, Caucasus, Pamir, Altay. - Physically demanding but not very technical climb on French PD or AD would be ideal for this trip. I have done routes up to French D, but would not be as ambitious with unknown people - Highly safety conscious. Every couple of years i repeat glacier rescue training, and have real-world experience in rescue situations involving other climbers/skiers. - At the moment, i do not plan to bring skis given reported poor snow conditions, but could.
  14. experienced guy from Minnesota planning to trek to Muir on 7/19 would like to find a team to join for summit push via standard route / DC if possible. i have previously climbed Mt. Baker (twice) via the Coleman / Deming Route and Glacier Peak via Disappointment Peak Route. Have never done Rainier. I lost 100lbs this last year and have been working out continuously for the past year (classes at the gym, long hikes, yoga, nutrition). i always thought i'd never cross Rainier off because of being overweight but now i want to kick some butt! If you have room for one more please let me know! thanks, tommy h
  15. June 24-26 Climbing Partner

    Looking for climbing partner for June 24-26 for Rainier, Baker, Shuksan, or Mt. Olympus. Previous glacier experience required. I have x2 snow pickets, 3P tent, 40m dry rope, ice screw. I do NOT have a car. Send me a text if you're interested. 305-608-4006.
  16. Climbing Liberty Ridge on Rainier June 6-9. Our third had to drop out last minute due to a job offer, and we are interested in finding a replacement if there is a good fit. We are totally okay with going as a two-man team if we think that’s the best option but open to adding a third of their climbing resume is good and personality seems like a decent fit. First time on LR for both of us, but multiple Rainier climbs via DC and Kautz for both of us as well as plenty of experience on steep alpine ice/rock/snow at altitude. Hit me up if interested and let me know your experience. We have wilderness camping reservations for a group of 3.
  17. Hi, I’m an avid scrambler/climber from Alberta looking to connect with someone interested in a 1-day ascent of Rainier. I recognize that this is a pretty strenuous goal as that is almost 3000 metres cumulative elevation gain in a single day and I would anticipate a significantly long day starting from the trailhead at Paradise at or before midnight. i am considering timing in late June or July. Will depend on partner. I’d be driving from Alberta and would have a backup plan as well for other mountain(s) if this falls together. Shoot me a note if you are interested. We’ll want to check each other’s availability, experience, etc. A couple of relevant videos: White Pyramid feature in Gripped.com https://gripped.com/gripped-outdoors/watch-snow-trek-to-top-of-rockies-white-pyramid/ Mount Hector (Alberta)
  18. Hey everyone, I am looking for partners for climbing this summer in the Cascades or doing Rainier/Adams this summer. My timeframe is open and tentative but looking to come there anytime for a WEEK or a bit more if hitting up multiple mountains in quick succession during June or July. I am interested in doing Shuksan, Adams, Rainier atleast (not all of them but some of them based on what partners decide) for now but open to suggestions from others and dependent on what others are interested too. Just want to get out to the west and climb some mountains and get experience. I am from Atlanta and will be travelling to Seattle April end for a mountaineering course up Mt. Baker, going to Mexico for Iztaccihuatl May end and hoping to fix a plan for Mt. Shasta via the Avalanche Gulch during June/July. Message me if interested in partnering up.
  19. Looking for a fairly experienced partner to climb Rainier with between May 11 and May 17. Will be traveling out from Wyoming looking to climb Hood, Shasta or other Cascade peaks in addition to Rainier conditions and time permitting. Never climbed in the Cascades before. I have climbed other glaciated peaks including Gannett and Pico de Orizaba and have training on crevasse rescue, avalanche safety and rescue, roped travel etc. Let me know if you are interested and available.
  20. Looking for a partner(s) to join me on a liberty ridge climb on rainier. Ive climbed via the kautz previously and will be taking a buddy up DC June 5th but would like to try Liberty ridge some time this year. I have tent, rope, small stove, all personal climbing gear and have previously taken a crevasse rescue course on Rainier. Some of the other climbs I've done are Shasta Casaval Ridge, Whitney Mountaineers route, Torreys peak via Kelso Ridge in the winter and recently attempted Island peak in the himalayas (bad weather turned us around).Experience in ice climbing, crevasse rescue and glacier travel are a must. PM me if interested!
  21. I have the following 3 items for sale (REDUCED PRICES!) Scarpa Phantom 8000 (2015 Model) High Altitude Boots Size 45 - Used but in good condition. Superfeet Included - Great boots for Denali! Price = 369. Scarpa Phantom Tech (2018) Technical Climbing Boots Size 44 - Used twice - nearly brand new! Price = 410. Outdoor Research Floodlight Down Jacket Size XL. Used in but in nice condition. Price = 150. Shipping is 18 bucks for each pair of boots, 10 dollars for the OR Jacket. Venmo or CashApp for payment. If you are interested text me at 406-Five Nine Nine -8743 or respond to me through this forum. -Seth
  22. found Crampons found on Rainier

    Crampons found last week on the way down from Camp Muir. Message me with the details.
  23. Kautz Conditions?

    Fellow climbers! Has anybody recently got on the Kautz route on Rainier? I climbed the Fuhrer Finger a couple weeks ago, and on our way up, there were plenty of folks who were shooting for the Kautz coming down because they heard that it was no good. I also heard from several IMG guides that it was no good. Unfortunately, none of these people had actually seen the would-be uncrossable obstacle in person. I did give the rangers a phone call asking about conditions, and they said that things were normal up there though. I'm yet to see a trip report here or a route tick on Mountain Project, so I am not quite sure what to believe.. Any good info would be much appreciated! I'm hoping to go up there this upcoming weekend.
  24. Rainier DC June 23 & 24

    Looking to join a team to rope up with on upper mountain via Disappointment Clever on June 23 and 24. I have experience in the mountains, in good shape and I'm self-sufficient. Late 20's male with good attitude! Please respond to this or email me at kotlarek44(at)gmail(dot)com
  25. All done. Just don't know how to take the post down.