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Posts Tagged Mount Rainier

It’s not easy to get to the top of the world

I’ve always said it is about the journey, not the destination, and this is certainly true for my experience on Mount Rainier!  As you all probably know by now, J more »

Quick Rainier Update

We are alive and well!!! J and Fire Marshall Mac beat the mountain and hit the summit at 5:45 am PST … on the other hand, the mountain beat me more »

Mountaineering Training Complete!

We did a full day of training today with our RMI guides right under the shadow of Rainier. It was exhilarating, frightening and encouraging all at the same time.  Even though more »

Rainier is upon us!

After stopping in Seattle for a brief overnighter (and seeing Rainier from a distance for days and family!), we are in Ashford (with WiFi!!!) and had Day 1 of our more »

Rainier or Bust

We are leaving Colorado tomorrow to head to Rainier!!!!!!!! Our summit climb attempt is July 25-29!!!!!!!! Overuse of exclamation points is meant to express my trepidation!!!  Just do us a more »

Rainier Training Hike #1

A lot of people have asked if J & I are still attempting to climb Mount Rainier at the end of July. Could be the fact I have not mentioned more »

Insanity is Insane

I mentioned that Deal & I are doing the Insanity (NOW) workout to get in shape for Mount Rainier. We are only on day 12 and I cannot believe we more »

Happy AT Anniversary and Adventure 2013

Today marks the one-year anniversary of finishing our thru hike of the AT!! This time last year, we summitted Springer Mountain with heavy–yet excited–hearts. As we settled back into reality, more »