There are many ways up Mt Rainier but this has to be one of the best. The Kautz is a less traveled and more technical route that is great for climbers who are proficient with glacier travel and looking to escape the crowds and take on a more challenging trip.
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:
As a Washington State native, Parker grew up enjoying the outdoors. By spending many weekends with his family at Mount Rainier National Park he developed a love for the mountain. As an adult, he became more passionate about alpine climbing and the once dream of climbing Mount Rainier became more of a reality. Looking for a way to give back, Continue Reading
I moved to WA at the end of 2012 and did not know how much I would feel at home out here. I grew up at the foothills of the Himalayas and have hiked pretty much all my life. I fell in love with the idea of climbing the volcanoes with a 2016 climb of Mt St Helens on Mother’s Continue Reading
I have lived in WA all my life but started hiking/climbing just two years ago and fell in love. Last year I summited Rainier via the DC route, Adams in a day and Helens. This year I am trying to complete the 5 volcanoes along with Hood. I like a challenge and wanted to attempt Rainier again and thought a Continue Reading
Born October 27, 1989 in Santa Fe, NM, Forrest grew up skiing the Rocky Mountains and climbing the basalt and sandstone cliffs that litter the southwest. In 2008 he moved to the Pacific Northwest, where glaciated volcanoes instantly drew his attention. It didn't take long for ski mountaineering in the cascades to consume most of the free weekends he had. Continue Reading