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Mt. Rainier Summit Camping


For more background on this post, please see the July 14 blog entry, “Adams Glacier Success.” The weather had deteriorated rapidly in the days leading up to our trip. Right before we started up Mt. Adams, the long-term forecast for Rainier was sunny, clear and calm. By the morning of our approach, the National Weather […]

Adams Glacier Success

Sam climbing toward the crux.

For background on this blog post, please see Jeff’s pre-trip writeup from June 25. The challenges began even before we boarded our flight. The original plan called for a Monday approach and a Tuesday summit of Washington’s Mt. Adams via the Adams Glacier, but record-breaking high temperatures in Washington – overnight lows on the 12,276-foot […]