May 18 Team – Summit!!!!

Our May 18th team awoke yesterday to blue skies, so they suited up and got ready to roll!  unfortunately, just as they were about to clip into their ropes, a big, nasty lenticular cloud formed over the upper mountain, causing them to apuse and put the breaks on their summit hopes. After a couple of…

2016 Denali – General Update

We received some photos and a report from our Lead Guide Sebastian Grau, whose team spent a tough night at 14,200′ last night.  Seba reported winds of 60-80 mph throughout the night, which destroyed a neighboring guided team’s kitchen tent and made for a rough night’s sleep. Our team worked very hard yesterday, cutting 20-40…

May 18 Team – Marcin Calls From Camp 1

Marcin Wlodarczyk called in on behalf of our May 18 West Buttress team.  The team was treated to an extended stay in the small, end of the road town of Talkeetna, due to pretty foul weather for four days.  Rain in Talkeetna and at Base Camp made it impossible for our friends at Talkeetna Air…