June 20, 2016
BENEFITING: CLIMB FOR HOPE INC
Dates: August 18-22, 2016
Mt. Rainier one of the most coveted and sought after climbs in North America. The dormant volcano offers one of most distinguished climbs on the highest peak in Washington state. It is very challenging physically and emotionally. We have the rare opportunity to do it over 4 manageable days.
One needs the ability to carry a 40-plus pound pack and hike for 6-10 hours continuously. We can provide the climbing skills for people with no prior experience.
August 18: fly into Portland by 3pm. Fly/Arrive Portland, OR by 3pm. Pick up by Rare Earth Adventures head for mountain. Overnight in hotel. Meeting with guides and gear check.
August 19: drive to trailhead; at Paradise. Climb to Camp Muir 10,188’
August 20: Rest day and snow skill (learning/reviewing climbing skills).
August 21: 1am start. Summit attempt at 14,450’. Return to Camp Muir.
August 22: Hike out. Show; celebrate. Possible to catch redeye out of Portland or overnight in Portland.
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