Denali Visual Tour de Camps

Base camp is located at 7,200 on the Southeast fork of the Kahiltna Glacier.  It can be a bustling place, with the deep drone of aircraft echoing off the surrounding walls.  Here are some images to help readers get a sense of what your friends and family are experiencing on their Denali climb.    …

May 30 Team – Call From Ryan

Ryan called in from the 14,200′ camp after the team back carried the cache that they had placed at about 12,500′ a couple days ago.  They now have all their food and fuel poised at 14,200′ and just need a decent weather day in order to push their next cache up onto the ridge above…

May 30 Team – Headed To Talkeetna!

Lead guide Scott Woolums called in with the first audio post for our May 30th Denali Team.  They choose to spend yesterday in Anchorage, rather than contribute to the backlog of climbers who have been stuck in Talkeetna for up to six days.  The weather has not permitted any planes to fly between Talkeetna and…

MEET THE MAY 30TH TEAM

Denali.  “The Great One.”  Mount McKinley. By any name, the behemoth that dominates south central Alaska is something to behold in awe and to treat with the utmost respect.  For climbers, the mountain presents what many might consider the challenge of a lifetime, as they pit themselves against brutal winds, arctic temperatures and the thin…