Mt. Rainer...how to describe it. It's an enigmatic mountain. For one, it was my first sight of snow all summer. First time boot skiing in a LONG time. Lots of fun. It was also the hardest physical thing I have ever done. 80 MPH winds near the summit gave me the worst windburn ever...plus it was from 12:00 AM to 5:45 AM summit morning.

However, deadly ice falls, scree scrambling, rapelling, crevasse jumping, and boot skiing all made up for it.

Camp 1: Meany Crest

Camp 2: Ingram Glacier

Camp 3: Base of Disappointment Cleaver

Then on course summit!

Here is the picture album from my camera:

http://www.facebook.com/album.php?aid=581&l=c98c7&id=1580610020


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