Trip Report: Climbing Mt Rainier via the Emmons Glacier Route

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 […]

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Trip Report: Climbing Mt Hood (Cooper Spur) & Mt Adams (Crescent Glacier 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 […]

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