March 16, 2011 Greg called in this morning to report that the winds have died down a little bit, and after scouting the route and snow conditions yesterday, they’ve decided to pull camp and head to Camp Muir today. If all goes as planned they’ll get to Camp Muir this afternoon and if they’re feeling […]
March 15, 2010 The Seminar called to check in at 8:00 a.m. All is well. They spent a good night, with a snug camp established, at the base of Panorama Point at about 6,200 feet. They reported the weather as “nice, but not great”. What that means in guide speak is snowing and windy with […]
March 11, 2011 Everybody enjoys a good photo now and again… Check out this beauty taken by Steve Harshbarger while on Safari in 2010. Not a bad way to wrap up a climb of Kilimanjaro!
March 9, 2011 By Eben Reckord via OR’s Verticulture It’s hard to think that my journey to the top of the world started on a train in Tokyo. I was fourteen and I knew I wanted to climb, but wasn’t quite sure how to go about it. The closest climbing gym was three hours away […]
March 8, 2011 As another set of winter storms is heading our way over the next few days, which only drives home the point that Mt. Rainier is the premier training ground for Denali Climbers. We’ve got a another Denali Prep Seminar coming through here this weekend and it looks like they’ll get a full […]
March 4, 2011 Have you climbed Rainier before & are you looking for a more challenging route? Well, if you’re very fit and looking to push yourself physically and technically on a non-standard route, then this is the program for you! The crux of the route, the finger itself, is a narrow chute that necks […]
March 2, 2011
March 1, 2011 Every year we get together with a few REI’s in the area and give some Rainier Prep Talks. We’ll cover some of the gear necessary to climb Rainier, discuss some training tips as well as a few of the more popular routes. Below are our upcoming dates and locations. Date Time REI […]