Dave Christensen's friend
invited us along for a climb of the ice fall;
Dave and I would be one rope and Paul and a friend were another.
We spent Friday night at a campground near the entrance to Rainier park,
then started for Camp Muir early the next morning.
There were a lot of climbers at Camp Muir,
so we did not get a very level site for our tent.
Soon after erecting the tent we discovered that a helicopter was
ferrying things up for the park service and we were on its landing site.
The pilot was able to land anyway and was quite apologetic about the