June 21, 2012
Justin Merle just called in from the summit plateau at 2:10 pm PDT after his team topped out on Liberty Cap, a false summit on the mountain, but the end of the technical difficulties on the Liberty Ridge route. They have a couple of hour’s slog over to the true summit, then will stop to brew up some water and rehydrate.
Justin says they’ll continue their descent via the normal Camp Muir route and will likely stop for the night at Camp Muir. They’ll be down mid-day tomorrow.
Congratulations to the team for a job well done!