Climbing Mount Rainier

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Day One

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Hans Bluedorn, Nathaniel Bluedorn, David Rasmussen and sons Tyler and Dane climbed Mount Rainier on September 9-11.

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The easy part.

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Up.

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More up.

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Spending the first night at Camp Muir (named after John Muir) — situated at 10,080 feet.

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Inside Camp Muir (Nathaniel: It was the most horrible place I’ve ever slept. Very cold. Very windy.)

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Hans resting up.

Day Two

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View of Mount Adams from Camp Muir.

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David Rasmussen and son

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Park helicopter bringing in supplies to Camp Muir.

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Continuing the climb up.

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Not up.

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Spending the second night on Ingraham Flats Glacier

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An important, but time-consuming part of the climb.

Day Three

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Starting out while it’s still dark.

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Here comes the sun.

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A struggle.

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I’d like to enjoy the view — but can’t breathe.

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Don’t go in there. Sasquatch moved to Rainier this summer.

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At the top.

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Down.

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“Millions of dead things buried in rock layers laid down by water all over the earth.” Ken Ham

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Unidentified Rainier vegetation.

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Mission accomplished.