FINAL DISPATCH JUNE 26 TEAM

A final dispatch from lead guide Adam Smith: We climbed the breathtaking 16000-foot ridge towards high camp and passed the remaining climbers on their descent. Arriving to a deserted camp at 17,200 feet and watching the final groups round Windy Corner and out of sight, the isolation sunk in. It is a wild and special…

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June 26th Team back in Talkeetna

The team arrived in base camp early in the afternoon today, and shortly after hopped in ski planes and were in Talkeetna.   They are spending tonight enjoying the relative civilization of Talkeetna and will be coming back to Anchorage tomorrow.  Congratulations to everyone on the team for working hard and getting down safely.  This was…

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JUNE 26 TEAM AT CAMP 1, MOVING CLOSER TO BASE CAMP

Earlier today the team called from Camp 1 and reported that they were going to rest and evaluate conditions of the lower glacier. The plan is to continue to Base Camp when conditions allow.

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PHOTOS FROM THE JUNE 24 TEAM

Thanks to guide Josh Garner for the following photos:

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June 26th Team down to Camp 2

Adam called from the 11,000 ft Camp 2 on Sunday evening, where the team stopped to eat and rest on their descent.  They reported that it had begun to snow pretty hard, so they were going to set up tents and rest for a while and wait for visibility to improve before continuing to base…

June 26th Team on the Summit!

Adam called in at about 6:30 PM AK time from the summit of Denali! He is up there with Kenneth, Anders, and Perrine on a nice arctic evening. The rest of the team turned around this afternoon with guide Travis and headed back to high camp after climbing up to nearly 19,000 ft. They are…