July 6, 2014
Right on schedule, summer has truly arrived on Mount Rainier. The weather forecast for the next few days is outstanding with freezing levels hovering around 16,000 feet. The weather synopsis states that:
“…NO SIGNIFICANT WEATHER SYSTEMS ARE EXPECTED TO AFFECT THE PARK IN THE WEEK AHEAD.”
It’s all smiles around the headquarters here as three teams prep to head out the door. Austin Shannon will be steering the ship for the Kautz climb, Eric Remza on the Disappointment Cleaver and I’ll be on a Little Tahoma Seminar.
Let’s not forget about Mark Allen and team over on the Inter Glacier this evening. Mark said there was just enough breeze to keep the team cool on their way up to camp today.
Mike Haft and crew are up at the flats camp prepping for their summit attempt tonight, let’s wish them luck!