Ascent of Mount Rainier-Southeast Crater Rim on 2021-07-07

Climber: Nicholas de Steiguer

Others in Party:Taylor Bickford (Guide)
Casey Grom (Guide)
Date:Wednesday, July 7, 2021
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Mount Rainier-Southeast Crater Rim
    Elevation:14200 ft / 4328 m

Ascent Trip Report

Rainier crater rim via DC route, RMI guided climb. Paradise to Muir ~5.5hrs 7/6, Muir to crater rim ~6hrs starting at 1:00am. Climbed into a cloud cap with ~30mph sustained wind, blowing snow, and poor visibility. Weather broke ~7:30, clear and calm descent back to Paradise.
Summary Total Data
    Route:Disappointment Cleaver
    Trailhead:Paradise Parking Lot  
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Snow on Ground, Scramble, Glacier Climb
    Gear Used:
Ice Axe, Crampons, Rope, Headlamp, Ski Poles, Guide, Hut Camp
    Nights Spent:1 nights away from roads
    Weather:Snowing, Cool, Extremely Windy, Low Clouds
Sustained SW 30 and snow above 12000
Ascent Statistics
    Time:22 Hours 30 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Time:7 Hours 30 Minutes

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