On the weekend of July 26, 2008, I climbed Mt Rainier via the Emmons Glacier Route with Tom Romary, Dan Pingree, Joe Heitzberg, and Mark Maunder. Tom was our fearless leader. We met at the White River campground on Thursday night. Oddly, there were almost no mosquitoes. The weather was clear and warm, though […]Read more "Trip Report: Climbing Mt Rainier via the Emmons Glacier Route"
On July 14, 2007, Tom Romary and I climbed Mount Olympus via the Blue Glacier. We got a really late start out of Seattle on Thursday night (10pm) and drove to the Hoh Rainforest visitor center at 3am. Whizzing through the little town of Forks on the Olympic Peninsula at 2am, we got a speeding […]Read more "Trip Report: Climbing Mount Olympus via the Blue Glacier"
Tom Romary, Jon Faller and I climbed Mt Baker via the Coleman/Deming route in August 2005. We drove from Seattle on Friday night and camped at the very end of road 39 (just past the Heliotrope Ridge trailhead), which was an awesome place to car camp. It put us very close to the start of […]Read more "Trip Report: Climbing Mt Baker via the Coleman/Deming route"
Over a long weekend, August 30 2004, Alex Frankel and I attempted to climb Mt. Hood and Mt Adams. The Hood climb was a bust. We had planned to climb the most popular “South Side Route“. We did some basic route planning such as consulting a few websites and reviewing the guidebook “Climbing the Cascade Volcanoes” by […]Read more "Trip Report: Climbing Mt Hood (Cooper Spur) & Mt Adams (Crescent Glacier Route)"
In July of 2002 I climbed Mt Rainier for the second time with a great team which included: Tom Romary, Bill Romary, Jon Faller, Tim Krozek, and Erik Duisenberg. This was my first trip up the Emmons Glacier route and loved it. The Emmons is a bit less technical than the more popular Disappointment Cleaver […]Read more "Trip Report: Climbing Mt Rainier – Emmons Glacier Route, July 2002"