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Looking for a partner to ascend and descend Mount Rainier in single day push

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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



Mount Hector (Alberta)


Edited by DougLutz
Updated with a couple of links for relevant alpine experience

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Hi Sam.  I currently have a group shooting for a time window from Jun 21-24 (incl. travel from Alberta).  Doesn’t seem like the timing will work, but if that time window doesn’t work for us, I will contact you.

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Right now the guys I’m going with can only get up the 24th off, so that would be the day we are travelling home (approx. 18hr drive).

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Darn. Definitely keep me in the loop about this trip. I may ditch my plans to make this work. Looks epic. 


Cell: 305-608-4006

Email: samuelchaneles@gmail.com

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