I summited Mt. Rainier Saturday morning, August 4th (2012) in perfect weather (zero wind, even!). I want to thank Fitclimb, particularly Grant Story and his 12 week Mt Rainier Training Plan, for playing a key role in making this dream come true.
In late April I learned I would have the opportunity to climb Rainier three months later, guided by a cousin who was a Rainier (RMI) guide in the 80's. I went online, found Grant's 12-week plan, and followed it ... rigorously for the most…Continue
My interest in climbing Mount Rainier took strong hold after the hike to the Camp Muir with Ali in 2010 and I had been looking into the schedule of the Rainier climbing companies but couldn't make a decision. While I put the idea of climbing in the back burner and concentrated on other outdoor activities, I got the email from the Asha bicycle email group in January 2012 about a meeting to discuss about the Rainier climb. I wanted to checkout the opportunity to climb Rainier with the…Continue
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