Check Out The Mt Rainier Video

Our new video has arrived Hope you enjoy what we managed to get on film…..you’ll experience some of the nerves, exhaustion and emotion of the climb not to mention a view from the top……I blame the emotion and the death threat purely on the altitude….. Watch to find out more….Enjoy!

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 …

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 …

Are You Ready?

Less than a week to go! Well everyone we leave this Wednesday for Seattle. Everyday for the past month without fail we get asked the question…..”Are you ready?”……Well i’m sure I can speak for both Dave and myself when I say….. YES! we are ready. Have we run enough Ks?…..lifted enough weights?…..trekked up enough ridgelines? …

Introducing Peter Whittaker

Introducing Peter Whittaker In my last post you learned about Ed, which is only half the team guiding us up Rainier……the other legend on our team is this man……Peter Whittaker. Here’s a quick look at his accomplishments followed by a quick video showing some of Rainiers highlights….. PETER WHITTAKER, MOUNTAIN GUIDE, RMI EXPEDITIONS Clients find …