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Rainier 2015: Summit and Fun

This trip report is for my climb of Mt. Rainier in the US Washington State. At 14, 409 feet,  it is the highest volcano in the lower 48 states of the US and the most popular way of training for higher Himalayan peaks. I summited with friends on July 8, 2015. I rolled over in my sleeping bag at 10:30 pm on July 7, 2015, hearing voices over the sound of the wind flapping the tent against me. It was time to climb Mt. Rainier. My close friend Barry Johnson had set this objective a year ago and trained diligently continue reading