Ascent of Mount Rainier on 1997-08-14

Climber: Scott Surgent

Others in Party:Victor Caro
Date:Thursday, August 14, 1997
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Mount Rainier
    Elevation:14411 ft / 4392 m

Ascent Trip Report

Followed the popular route from Paradise Ranger Station. A physically exhausting two days, but exhilirating too. We were blessed with great weather. This was our second attempt, after being iced off in May.
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:9100 ft / 2774 m
    Distance:16 mi / 25.7 km
    Trailhead:5311 ft / 1618 m
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Snow on Ground, Snow Climb, Glacier Climb
    Gear Used:
Ice Axe, Crampons, Rope

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