UPDATE, 6:30 – Two of the 10 rescuers are spending the night at Camp Muir in hopes of taking advantage of a weather window and better search conditions tomorrow morning. The other eight returned to Paradise searching the Muir Snowfield along the way. Another storm is expected by midday tomorrow.
A team of 10 elite mountaineers are searching for two overdue parties today between Paradise and Camp Muir on the south side of Mount Rainier. The team will spend tonight at Camp Muir.
The highly skilled team is familiar with handling the potential treacheries of winter mountaineering including extreme …