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My name is Bruce Marshall, I’ve been a member off and on since about 1991

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WASHINGTON

Mount Rainier

14,417 feet (NAVD88)

 

WHO - Highly Competent & Confident High Altitude Mountaineers.

 

WHAT - Height Rank # 4

           Difficulty Rank # 4

 

DIFFICULTY # Level 4 - serious technical mountain climb, considerable exposure, ice & snow involved, ropes & helmets are necessary

 

WHEN - Optimum Time - Highly Weather dependent

 

WHERE - Latitude - 46 deg. 51 min. N    

              Longitude - 121 deg. 46 min. W

Rainier National Park in west central Washington.  Easy to see on a clear day from Seattle about 100 miles away.  Mount St. Helens National Volcanic Monument.

 

Wikipedia Link - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mount_Rainier

 

WHY - GET INVOLVED WITH APEXCHALLENGE 2019

Less Crowded than National Parks

A compelling Bucket List item

Other things to see in the Vicinity - Consider staying a night at Paradise Lodge built in 1917;

Always Leave the HP better than it was found.

 

For some people:

 

APEX ACHIEVEMENTS ARE ARDUOUS ADVENTURES

For most people:

 

SUMMITS ARE SPECIAL SERENE & SERENDIPITOUS SPOTS TO SURVEY SURROUNDINGS

 

HOW - High Altitude Mountaineering Gear!!

 

COMMENTS: Very serious Climb - made a day hike to Camp Muir & Back - take sunscreen, sun goggles  and a buff for your neck, chin and lower face; you can get sun burned under the chin, inside the mouth and nose crossing the Muir Glacier due to the reflected sunlight off the snow