June, 2014

June, 2014 – Chris Petrini successfully summited Mt. Rainier (14,411 ft) via the Disappointment Cleaver Route with Rainier Mountaineering International guide service. Mt. Rainier is the 5th highest mountain in the continental United States and requires technical mountaineering skills to summit and descend. This is the 4th major climb by Chris in the last four years, preceded by Thorong La (17,769 ft) on the Annapurna Circuit, Nepal in 2011, Longs Peak (14,259 ft) in Colorado in 2012, and Mt. Whitney (14,505 ft) via the Mountaineers Route in California in 2013. Chris’ future mountaineering plans include Mt. Kilimanjaro in Tanzania and Mt. Aconcagua in Argentina.IMG_0129 (compressed)

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