Ascent of Mount Rainier on 2013-05-09

Climber: Franklin Bradshaw

Date:Thursday, May 9, 2013
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Mount Rainier
    Elevation:14411 ft / 4392 m

Ascent Trip Report

Boot ascent via Furher Finger, then to Liberty Cap. Ski off Columbia Crest and skin up to high point of LC. winds 10-15, temps 30-40F. Snow on LC packed. ski down Columbia Crest and traverse back to Point Success on 2-3" blue ice globs. Descent from Point Success saddle to car 1h30m. Snow below FF mush after 12 noon
Summary Total Data
    Route Conditions:
Snow on Ground, Glacier Climb
    Gear Used:
Ice Axe, Crampons, Skis, Ski Poles
Ascent Statistics
    Route:Furher Finger
    Start Trailhead:Paradise  
Descent Statistics
    Route:Furher Finger

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