Mount Rainier Photos

 

Rest day hike

Day hike to the Grove of the Patriarchs

We fit 5 people inside this toppled over tree!

Big trees

Rainier from between the trees on approach to Paradise

Rainier

 

Climb Day 1

The start of the hike

Above the clouds

Adams Peaking out

My first marmot

They don't even blink. Tough little suckers.

We were swating by now

Seriously sweating

Look at those glaciers

Mt Adams in the distance

Camp Muir

Brad taking in the view of the peak on the glacier at camp

Melting snow

Brad working on the tent platform

More melting snow

 

Climb Day 2 :Summit Day

Light leads the way

 

Climb Day 3: The Hike Out

Glissaging down the mountain

After walking off the glacier

 

 

 

 


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