March 19, 2019
Tuesday was the second day of record-breaking temps in the PNW and it was all sunshine and blue skies for the Denali Prep Team. Today they climbed up to Muir Peak and focused on fixed line travel. Freezing levels are expected to drop slightly tonight, though nice weather will remain for a couple more days. Tomorrow they’ll begin the crevasse rescue portion of the course.
While the weather is perfect for a summit bid, the huge swing in temperatures has made the risk of avalanche too high at the moment. The mountain will need to shed some more snow first.
All is well on Rainier!