May 12 Team – At High Camp!

Grant called in to report that the team moved up to high camp at 17,200′.  This is a very long, hard day, and it sounded like the fixed lines leading to the top of the ridge were quite busy with climbers who had been stacked up during the long spell of inclement weather some days…

MAY 12 TEAM–REST DAY AT 14 CAMP

Mary called in the report tonight. The team cached equipment and supplies at 16,400 feet yesterday, and exhausting effort, and today they are enjoying a well deserved rest day at 14,000 feet. It sounds like the team is enjoying the beautiful views of Foraker and sitting in the sunshine. Not so bad! Here’s Mary: recording

General Denali Update

The snow continues to fall on the mountain, with teams reporting significant accumulations at all elevations.  The forecast is for more of the same, with winds increasing on the upper mountain over the weekend. Everyone is just sitting tight, working on their camps, which is a never-ending routine when the snow falls.  Tents need to…

General Update From Denali

We’ve not heard much from the teams, and I can’t really blame them for not being too excited to step outside to call in an audio post, as the weather on the mountain has been pretty rough in recent days.  Winds and snow have kept our teams hunkered down at their respective camps, and I…