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Ascent to Mount Rainier-Below Camp Hazard on 2011-06-27

Climber: Hannah Wilner

Others in Party:Joel Brewster
Jose Witt
LVMC
Date:Monday, June 27, 2011
Ascent Type:Unsuccessful - Turned Back
Point Reached:Mount Rainier - Below Camp Hazard
    Location:USA-Washington
    Elevation:9200 ft / 2804 m
    Remaining Elevation:5211 ft / 1588 m (100% left to go)

Ascent Trip Report

Bad weather coupled with the fact we were camped too low for summit during good-weather window. Kautz Route. Witnessed Nisqually Cleaver avalanche, 1 of 3 that weekend. Trip taken with Las Vegas Mountaineers Club.
Summary Total Data
    Route Conditions:
Unmaintained Trail, Snow on Ground, Snow Climb, Glacier Climb, Ice Climb
    Gear Used:
Ice Axe, Crampons, Rope, Ski Poles, Tent Camp
    Nights Spent:2 nights away from roads
    Weather:Raining, Cold, Windy, White-out
White-out to sunny.
Ascent Statistics
    Route:Kautz Route
    Start Trailhead:Paradise Parking Lot  
Descent Statistics



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