The far side of Glacier Basin, looking at the moraines below the Interglacier
Albert leading the charge!
Climbing the lateral moraines below the Interglacier
Grace's rope team for the Interglacier. I was fortunate enough to pick up Weihaung (green shirt) for summit day.
Sandra leading up the Interglacier
Three Burroughs, Sunrise, and the plume is the fire near Leavenworth
Mt Rainier from Camp Curtis. Note the trail and Grace's rope team.
Cresting the ridge just above Camp Curtis.
The first view of Camp Schurman from lower on the Emmons Glacier.
Cebe teaching ice axe technique.
The Ranger Hut at Camp Schurman.
All ready for summit day.
2am on summit day, the lights of Tacoma in the distance.
Climbers in the night!
Around 12,000', the sunrise starts
Glorious skies above 12,000'
Grace about to cross a sketchy snow bridge. This area was much easier than in 2013.
Grace on a snow bridge.
My rope team laying down on the job!! Actually a well deserved break!
Crossing underneath the Bergschrund at about 14,000'
This is NOT a small crevasse!
Passing through a small icefall caused by the collapsing lip of the 'schrund.
My very competent rope team! Weihaung, Chris and Albert.
Passing the 'schrund.
Narrow bridge over the 'schrund, took a big step.
Nearing the crater rim, around 14,300'
5 shot panorama of the summit crater.
Larry and Weihaung taking the final painful steps to the summit!