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“Only those who risk going too far can possibly find out how far they can go.” -T.S. Eliot Backstory I moved to Seattle August 25, 1995. Every time I saw Mt. Rainier, I couldn’t stop staring at it. The mountains … Continue reading
Guiding on Mt. Rainier is a fundraising initiative for The Juniper Fund to raise money to support families impacted by loss from high-altitude work in the Himalayas. Continue reading
This is part I of III parts describing my recent Mt. Rainier summit climb, my first up this mountain and the first of any mountain like it for me. Part I talks about mountain conditions and will most interesting for anyone curious about the condition of the mountain at the time of our ascent. The second part will talk about how we prepared and what is the Juniper Fund. Finally, my personal recount of all things related to preparing for this climb and the climb itself, including some humorous post-climb situations.
Sit back, relax, and enjoy the climb. Continue reading