Ascent to Mount Rainier-Muir Snowfield on 1998-05-31

Climber: Greg Slayden

Others in Party:Glenn Slayden
Date:Sunday, May 31, 1998
Ascent Type:No Summit Goal
Point Reached:Mount Rainier - Muir Snowfield
    Elevation:9100 ft / 2773 m

Ascent Trip Report

My brother Glenn and I experimented with out various alpine-touring gear setups by trading boots on the way down. I was preparing for my trip to Ellesmere Island and wanted to make sure I could ski well in the lighter skis and mountaineering boots.
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:3680 ft / 1121 m
    Trailhead:Paradise  5420 ft / 1652 m
    Quality:3 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Snow on Ground
    Gear Used:
Skis, Ski Poles

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