Ascent to Mount Rainier-Below Camp Hazard on 2011-06-27
|Others in Party:||Joel Brewster|
|Date:||Monday, June 27, 2011|
|Ascent Type:||Unsuccessful - Turned Back|
|Point Reached:||Mount Rainier - Below Camp Hazard|
| Elevation:||9200 ft / 2804 m|
| Remaining Elevation:||5211 ft / 1588 m (100% left to go)|
Ascent Trip ReportBad 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.
| Route:||Kautz Route|
| Start Trailhead:||Paradise Parking Lot |
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