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Mt. Rainier Summit Climb

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Climb to the Summit of Mt. Rainier While Fundraising for Washington Trails Association

Washington’s highest peak truly lives up to its definition as one of the pinnacles of mountaineering glory. Standing 14,411 feet high, Rainier is the second-highest mountain in the lower 48 and tallest peak in Washington. This mountain remains the ultimate goal on many climbers’ bucket lists.

This opportunity includes (and requires) a three-day climb of Mount Baker in advance of your Rainier summit, before your four-day summit of Mount Rainier in July. The route climbed is either the Disappointment Cleaver or the Emmons Glacier.

Two Climbs, Fundraising for a Cause, and Skills to Last a Lifetime

What is this climb about, in short:
Support a cool cause, receive mountaineering training which will carry you higher. It’s a whole training system and as a result, our success rate is high! Build community with your instructos and the community who climbs with you. Live your dreams.
The details:
This is a fundraising climb, and you will be required to train with the other climbers, and raise $1500 for WTA in addition to your climbing fees. Total cost for 2023 is $2250 plus $1500, or $3750. You are encouraged to raise these funds, to help build community awareness for the WTA mission.

This climb is more than just one mountain. You will participate in our glacier mountaineering skills course, which also includes a summit attempt of Mount Baker. Our skilled instructors teach you to become a climber, not just a client. This is the perfect opportunity to help WTA while reaching your goals in mountaineering, and move from backpacking and hiking, so you can touch the top of Washington State! The dates for this training climb are June 9-11 or June 23-25.

Kaf Adventures has partnered with the Washington Trails Association (WTA). In participating in our charity climb, not only will you tackle Washington’s highest peaks, but you’ll also be giving back to the trails that help get you there.

That’s because your tax-deductible fundraising goal ($1500 per climber) will go straight to Washington Trails Association’s mission to preserve, enhance, and promote hiking opportunities in Washington state. You will engage with WTA staff, set up a fundraising page of your own, and contribute to the goals of the WTA mission.

Registration for this climb opens in early February of 2023. To join this climb, you must call in and register by phone when we open registration. Please have your training course dates selected when you call. Dates will be announced on social media and in our newsletter.