Ascent of Mount Rainier on 2011-05-13

Climber: Eric Lichtenstein

Date:Friday, May 13, 2011
Ascent Type:Unsuccessful - Turned Back
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Car
Peak:Mount Rainier
    Elevation:11010 ft / 3355 m

Ascent Trip Report

Winds were very high, snow was deep and loose above Camp Muir. Also the exposure was more than I could handle anyway. Good to know one's limits. I'll go back in a more friendly season.

This trip was an 8-day Denali Prep Class with Alpine Ascents Intl. Had a great time overall.
Summary Total Data
    Quality:5 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Snow on Ground
    Gear Used:
Ice Axe, Crampons, Rope, Ski Poles, Snowshoes, Guide, Hut Camp, Tent Camp
    Weather:Cold, Very Windy, Overcast

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