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[TR] Mt Rainier Single Day Push - Paradise to Ingraham Flats 7/13/2013

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Trip: Mt Rainier Single Day Push - Paradise to Ingraham Flats


Date: 7/13/2013


Trip Report:


SImply beautiful!!


This is my first time going further from Camp Muir..so you could say i am a beginner so I am training for Mt. Rainier in the next couple weeks. So if your disappointed to see a training report instead of a summit report oh well, you may learn something.



Me and my fellow climbers are busy on the weekdays so we used our day that we had to do a hard push from Paradise to Ingraham Flats in a single day. Less then 12 hours up and back.


Made it to Muir in under 4 hours which is my personal best. I keep cutting time off which is good! A bit nervous and intimidating when i was putting on my harness and helmet and roping up but i was glad to be finally doing it.


Beautiful views, sunny day, and barely no wind!


Me and my fellow climbers


Usual Summit pose lol


View of Gibralter Rock and Cathedral Rocks from Cowlitz Glacier


Anyone want to party at Camp Muir? haha


Looking down into the abyss of the earth..beautiful!


View of Ingraham Flats with Ingraham Glacier coming down and disappointment cleaver


Me and Little Tahoma


Living the dream!


Little Tahoma on top of Cathedral Gap


Pain is temporary..glory is forever!


Gear Notes:

Know your stuff before you go for the summit


Approach Notes:

Follow boot pack up to Muir. Register with the climbing rangers at paradise before you go over onto the glacier


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