Ascent to Mount Rainier-Top of Catherdral Gap on 2011-05-31
|Others in Party:||Angel + 7 others in party (3 guides|
|Date:||Tuesday, May 31, 2011|
|Ascent Type:||Unsuccessful - Turned Back|
|Point Reached:||Mount Rainier - Top of Catherdral Gap|
| Elevation:||10800 ft / 3291 m|
| Remaining Elevation:||3611 ft / 1101 m (100% left to go)|
Ascent Trip ReportPoor weather. Snowed throughout the day, creating avalanche conditions on the upper route between Muir and the Ingraham glacier. Fog conditions created additional route finding issues. Additionally, a snowbridge on the Ingraham Direct route had collapsed, and no established route existed while our party was attempting to ascend the Ingraham route.
|Summary Total Data|
| Route Conditions:||Snow on Ground, Snow Climb, Glacier Climb|
| Gear Used:||Ice Axe, Crampons, Rope, Ski Poles, Guide, Hut Camp, Tent Camp|
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