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Still easier than balancing the budget

Post by Jordan Schrader / The News Tribune on Sep. 13, 2010 at 6:02 pm |
September 13, 2010 6:02 pm

Gov. Chris Gregoire tackled Mount Rainier last week. Her daughters made it all the way to the 14,411-foot summit.

Gregoire and First Mike saw them to Camp Muir at 10,000 feet, after some tough terrain and brutal temperature changes. Daughters Courtney and Michelle went on to Columbia Crest with Courtney’s husband and brother-in-law, the governor said.

“I had sleepless nights for my girls,” Gregoire said today.

Here’s the family¬† of climbers:

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