Climbing Mt. Rainier is one of the most famous climbs in the entire U.S., if not the world. It is a proving ground for mountaineers looking to cut their teeth on a challenging route and get some real experience under their belts, often before going off to take on other major peaks.
For those who have never been to Rainier, this video will give you a sense of what it’s all about, as we follow the team from Mediocre Amateur as they attempt to go from the parking lot to the summit in a single day. Not easy task, even for not-so-mediocre amateurs. Click on the play button to see how well they did.
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