This exclusively women's climb is one of our favorites! This year the ladies team will take on Rainier's second most popular route the Emmons Glacier. While steeper and longer than the DC route the Emmons Glacier offers climbers a straighter path to the top and the most spectacular perspective of just how big some of these glaciers are!
Meet the climbers below, wish them luck and help them reach their goal to raise $1500 for the climb.
The donations will support Seattle Children's Hospital in its mission to provide quality medical care to all children of the Pacific Northwest regardless of their families' financial resources.
Peaks of Life (Tax ID# 45-5305413)
is one of nearly 500 guilds and auxiliaries of Seattle Children's Hospital Guild Association. As a subordinate organization of Seattle Children's Hospital (Tax ID# 91-0564748), Peaks of Life is a non-profit organization exempt from federal income tax under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code.
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Meet the climbers:
I'm originally from the UK and first got bitten by the mountain bug as a child tramping around the beautiful Polish Tatra mountains during the summers. This will be my 3rd summit attempt on Mount Rainier. What continues to draw me to climbing is the peace and serenity of being in nature, the camaraderie of the climbing team, combined with Continue Reading
Hailing from New England, Kara moved to Seattle last summer seeking adventure in the Pacific Northwest. A hiker turned backpacker turned mountaineer, she is thrilled to be part of the Peaks of Life all women’s Rainier climb! When not making plans for the next weekend outdoors, Kara works in global public health. She is passionate about strengthening health systems to Continue Reading
Christina was born and raised in Washington state, spending many summers with her family on Rainer. Christina’s father instilled in her a love and respect of the great Washington outdoors. As a young adult, she was inspired by him to join the ranks on Ft Lewis. Having been a 20 year veteran, her father exemplified a sense of duty and Continue Reading