Ascent of Mount Rainier on 2009-07-02

Climber: Simon Thompson

Date:Thursday, July 2, 2009
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Car
Peak:Mount Rainier
    Elevation:14411 ft / 4392 m

Ascent Trip Report

Goal was to attempt Liberty Ridge...found out that rockfall is way too dangerous this time of year. Ended up traversing back around and up Winthrop glacier to camp Schurman. Emmons/Winthrop glacier route was fun. We had beautiful weather the entire trip.
Summary Total Data
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Unmaintained Trail, Stream Ford, Snow on Ground, Snow Climb, Glacier Climb
    Gear Used:
Ice Axe, Crampons, Rope, Tent Camp
    Nights Spent:3 nights away from roads
    Weather:Cool, Calm
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