Ascent of Mount Rainier on 2013-07-14

Climber: Bent Wiencke

Others in Party:Jeffrey Orgill
Date:Sunday, July 14, 2013
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Mount Rainier
    Elevation:14411 ft / 4392 m

Ascent Trip Report

Emmons Glacier route. Camped at Emmons Flats.
Hiked in: July 13, 2013
Summited and hiked out: July 14, 2013
Trip Data:
Total elevation gain and loss: 10,285 feet (3135 m)
Total mileage RT: 16.6 miles (26.7 km)
First Day:
Total ascent: 5,472 feet
Total descent: 46 feet
Total mileage: 6.3 miles
Car to base camp: 6h 10m (8:10 AM to 2:20 PM)
Second Day:
Total ascent: 4,879 feet
Total descent: 10,239
Total mileage: 10.3 miles
Base camp to summit: 5h 15m (2.55 AM to 8:10 AM)
Summit to base camp: 3h (8:50 AM to 11:50 AM)
Base camp to car: 3h 30m (1:00 PM to 4:30 PM)
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:10285 ft / 3134 m
    Total Elevation Loss:10285 ft / 3134 m
    Route Conditions:
Snow on Ground, Glacier Climb
    Gear Used:
Ice Axe, Crampons, Rope, Tent Camp
    Weather:Frigid, Very Windy, Clear
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:10285 ft / 3134 m
    Distance:16.6 mi / 26.7 km
    Route:Emmons Glacier
    Start Trailhead:White River Campground  4126 ft / 1257 m
Descent Statistics
    Loss on way out:10285 ft / 3134 m
    Route:Emmons Glacier
    End Trailhead:White River Campground  4126 ft / 1257 m

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