Mike’s thoughts returning from Mt Rainier

Mike’s thoughts on Rainier. Hey everyone, I wrote a email to the guys who climbed with us on Rainier and once I wrote it I thought it summed up the climb for me pretty well. As always I’m never sure if I should share all my private thoughts but you have all treated them well in …

The Rockstars successfully summit Mt Rainier

How to get your butt kicked?….climb Mt Rainer! Well we did it guys…..at around 5.30am on Wednesday 25th June we made it! We are now MOUNTAINEERS!… But it really was one of the hardest things we have ever done. The mountain did not care about us at all…..it made it as hard as possible. Ed Viesturs …

So Far So Good!

Our first full day on the hill. So yesterday was a huge thrill for both of us, we arrived at Rainier base camp to pick up our gear and from across the car park comes a familiar voice….”Hey you guys must be the Aussies!”…and there he was the man himself Ed Viesturs, so cool that …

We have arrived at Mt Rainier!

Our first real look at Rainier… Well we got our first real look at Rainier tonight, as we approached the National Park, Rainier was out of sight until we rounded the last hairpin bend at the top of the range we were driving across….as we turned Rainier came into view just as you see it …

Rockstars Rock Seattle!

Our first couple of days have been busy…. Hey All, well we have arrived in sunny Seattle and hit the ground running….we felt we needed some “special” extra training……we needed a bright yellow muscle car to make sure we are seen when we arrive at the mountain…..we took some some photos of Rainier from Seattle …

Only One Day To Go!

Hi everyone….So we’re off on Wednesday morning, the bags are packed and our crampons, ice axes and ropes are waiting for us at base camp Mt Rainier….Dave & I have over the past posts have told you all about the climb and are raring to go……thanks to our Families and friends for all your support …