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Ascent of Mount Rainier on 2015-06-20

Climber: Ryan Trumbo

Others in Party:tyler
amanda
doug
Date:Saturday, June 20, 2015
Ascent Type:Unsuccessful - Turned Back
Peak:Mount Rainier
    Location:USA-Washington
    Elevation:13900 ft / 4236 m

Ascent Trip Report

Attempt at Rainier via the Emmons glacier route. Turned back 500ft below summit at 6:30AM (left camp Shurman at 12 AM) due to clouds coming in from South side. Slight route finding issues around bergschrund due to snow bridges melting out early this year.
Summary Total Data
    Quality:3 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Snow on Ground, Snow Climb, Glacier Climb
    Gear Used:
Ice Axe, Crampons, Rope, Bivouac
    Weather:Snowing, Cold, Very Windy, Overcast



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