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  Alpine Ascents: Mt Rainier 3DM Summits


Wednesday, August 22, 2012
6-day course enjoying Mt. Shuksan

Eitan Green called in to say he and Matt Nightengale are having a great time with the group on the Aug. 19-24 6-day course. They are up on Mt. Shuksan practicing crampon technique, movement on a rope team on glaciated terrain, crevasse rescue, knots, and other skills that will enable them to safely attempt Mt. Shuksan before the end of the course.
 

 Aug. 20-22 3DM Summits!

Dave Heinbach just checked in after a successful summit climb on the Disappointment Cleaver route. He says they had a fun wind event at high camp last night, but things calmed down and they were able to climb in fairly calm conditions. The team is heading out and will be back in Seattle this evening.
 

August 18-20 Muir

Three teams topped out on the summit of Mt. Rainier early this morning. Light wind, cooler temps and a beautiful sunrise met the climbers.

 

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