Eddie Bauer guide Seth Waterfall, who is currently on Everest working his way toward the summit while guiding for Rainier Mountaineering Incorporated, breaks it all down in 50 words or less.
Seth Waterfall received a wintertime reminder of the intensity of Washington’s tallest peak while leading a skill-building Winter Expedition Skills Seminar on the mountain this month. This is his report from a midwinter week at 10,000 feet.
FA Guide Seth Waterfall describes a summit of Vinson Massif as as close to perfect as possible.
Joined by fellow RMI guides, Seth Waterfall skis an incredible 11,000 foot descent, or “the longest run in the lower 48,” on Mt. Rainier’s Nisqually Glacier.
Photos by Will Wissman
First Ascent guide Seth Waterfall joins the First Ascent ski team in Haines, AK, and watches them in action, guiding clients across the untouched peaks of Southeast Alaska.
By Seth Waterfall I awoke this morning at 4:30 a.m. just as my alarm started to go off. Not being what you would call a “morning person,” I usually take a second to come around but today I literally jumped out of bed.