Ascent of Mount Rainier on 2014-07-11
|Date:||Friday, July 11, 2014|
|Ascent Type:||Successful Summit Attained|
| Elevation:||14411 ft / 4392 m|
Ascent Trip ReportFirst Mt Rainier summit attempt. Took the Muir -> DC route on a guided climb with IMG. Conditions were excellent and weather was fantastic. Was a bit windy at Ingraham Flats to the top on summit day, but it helped keep us cool as it was very warm.
Summit took 5 hours from Ingraham Flats to the top with stops at the top of the cleaver (12,300) and high break (13,500).
|Summary Total Data|
| Elevation Gain:||9000 ft / 2743 m|
| Distance:||16 mi / 25.7 km|
| Route:||Disappointment Cleaver|
| Trailhead:||Paradise 5411 ft / 1649 m|
| Route Conditions:||Maintained Trail, Snow on Ground, Scramble, Snow Climb, Glacier Climb|
| Gear Used:||Ice Axe, Crampons, Rope, Ski Poles, Guide, Hut Camp, Tent Camp|
| Weather:||Hot, Windy|
| Time Up:||13 Hours 0 Minutes|
| Time Down:||7 Hours 30 Minutes|
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