Ascent of Mount Rainier on 1997-08-14

Climber: Scott Surgent

Others in Party:Victor Caro
Date:Thursday, August 14, 1997
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Mount Rainier
    Elevation:14411 ft / 4392 m

Ascent Trip Report

Followed the popular route from Paradise Ranger Station. A physically exhausting two days, but exhilirating too. We were blessed with great weather. This was our second attempt, after being iced off in May.

Trip report
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:9100 ft / 2773 m
    Round-Trip Distance:16 mi / 25.7 km
    Trailhead:5311 ft / 1618 m
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Snow on Ground, Snow Climb, Glacier Climb
    Gear Used:
Ice Axe, Crampons, Rope

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