Ascent of Mount Rainier on 1971-07-04

Climber: John Anholm

Others in Party:James Anholm
Jerry Smith
Jerry Winchel
Roland Carlyle
Date:Sunday, July 4, 1971
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Mount Rainier
    Elevation:14411 ft / 4392 m

Ascent Trip Report

7/2/1971 - 8:30AM - 8:30pm hiked to Camp Sherman
Group from Pasco led by Don Hall "super slow"
7/3/1971 - Mt. Ruth from Camp Sherman 45 min each way with James Anholm
7/4/1971 - ditched Hall group for WWC guys, Roland Carlyle was "slow"
left at 4:15AM, got to top in about 5.5 hours, ~7 hr round trip to Camp Sherman
hike out from Sherman was in crotch deep soft snow
Summary Total Data
    Gear Used:
Ice Axe, Crampons, Rope, Tent Camp
Ascent Statistics
    Route:Camp Sherman
Descent Statistics
Ascent Part of Trip: Rainier #1 (2 nights total away from roads)

Complete Trip Sequence:
1Mount Ruth1971-07-03 
2Mount Rainier1971-07-04 

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