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Ascent to Mount Rainier-Disappointment Cleaver on 2011-07-24

Climber: Kevin DeFields

Date:Sunday, July 24, 2011
Ascent Type:Unsuccessful - Turned Back
Point Reached:Mount Rainier - Disappointment Cleaver
    Location:USA-Washington
    Elevation:12400 ft / 3779 m
    Remaining Elevation:2011 ft / 613 m (22% left to go)

Ascent Trip Report

Seattle Mountaineers ascent of the DC Route with 12 team members. One of the team members began having altitude sickness ascending the cleaver. I turned with a rope team of 4 to bring them back to Camp Muir. The remaining 8 climber summited successfully that morning.
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:7000 ft / 2134 m
    Weather:Cool, Calm, Clear
Ascent Statistics
    Elevation Gain:7000 ft / 2134 m
    Trailhead:Paradise  5400 ft / 1645 m
Descent Statistics



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