Mt. Rainier Climb Near

So tomorrow is gear check and we head out to the mountain, meeting up with the rest of the crew early Monday morning. I have read quite about the trip and the climb… While I would be lying if I said anything other than that I was a bit apprehensive, but it is what it is, and it’s time to climb.



We will be taking the route up to Muir Camp, then staying a night 1000′ above that, and then up disappointment cleaver to the summit at 14,410′. All the reports (the most recent) have talked about how the climb is in great shape and the snow good for this time of year.



I have been working out, but I could have always done more. I’m not nervous about the climb, the snow, glaciers, crevasses, etc… my biggest fear is altitude!



Pictures will be posted as I can, most likely after the climb as I’ll be out of contact for three days or so. Wish me luck as I attempt the second tallest mountain in the contiguous 48 states, and what is considered to the most difficult.