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Ascent of Mount Rainier on 1991-06-19

Climber: Scott Cockrell

Date:Wednesday, June 19, 1991
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Mount Rainier
    Location:USA-Washington
    Elevation:14411 ft / 4392 m

Ascent Trip Report

With Jason Edwards of RMI. First night at Camp Muir. Second night on Ingraham Glacier. Went up in a big cloud -- 2 other parties followed us up, and I don't think anyone would have made it without Jason. Made the crater rim and went around to the left to Columbia Crest -- the summit photos show a tiny summit cairn and a few wands -- people said how do we know you didn't just go out to the back yard? But we made it. I felt good about my conditioning, but not perfect.
Summary Total Data
    Route Conditions:
Glacier Climb
    Gear Used:
Ice Axe, Crampons, Rope, Guide, Tent Camp
    Weather:White-out
Ascent Part of Trip: Rainier

Complete Trip Sequence:
OrderPeak/PointDate
1Mount Rainier-Southeast Crater Rim1991-06-19
2Mount Rainier1991-06-19



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