Damavand Climb: Rab Vapor-Rise. Check the Alpine light

The emergence of steam A range of recent years. In fact, Dave reviewed a previous model in 2018 (the Steam increase guideVR ranges are true “soft shells” that have become a bit confusing over the years and often do not translate as “completely...

Damavand Hiking News: Climb Update 6/25

This is all news and you have probably heard. This hot weekend will be so hot that it could break records across the Pacific Northwest. For those who are hoping to escape the heat by increasing altitude, there are some important things to keep in mind when planning a...

Mount Damavand: Small conditions Tahoma 6/22

On June 22, rangers approached Little Taohmeh from Camp Muir. Passing under the Anvil Rock was straight across the Gowlitz and Ingraham Glaciers. The climb from Ingraham to the Whitman Glacier shows approximately 100 inches of loose, exposed rocks.View of the Ingraham...

Mount Damavand: DC DC Update 6/21 – Happy Revolution!

Summer is back on Rainer Mountain and DC is in great shape. The atmospheric river and weeks of cold weather helped refresh the upper mountain. There are currently no ladders on the route and many snow bridges are thick, or you can step across the collapsed bridge. The...

Damavand Climbing News: Aerial photos

Here are some aerial photos (June 22, 2021) from the south side of the mountain. The mountain was slightly refreshed by the June hurricane cycles earlier this month, but the recent heat has melted at about the same rate as the snow. Many of the trails are still...