Cereal vendor climbing Mount Si

Hikers on Mount Si may come home Saturday with a snack they didn’t pack.

On June 1, the Grape-Nuts cereal company is sending a hiker up Mount Si with a load of Grape-Nuts Fit. James Kurseman of Seattle will distribute the cereal to other hikers on the mountain; Kurseman is a northwest outdoor enthusiast and blogs at

His climb is part of a promotion by Grape-Nuts to commemorate the 60th anniversary of Sir Edmund Hillary’s 1953 summit of Mount Everest. Hillary packed the cereal on his trek.


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