The Waiting Game: Team Jay Team at High Camp

We’ve all heard the saying “Patience is a virtue”…..but it’s difficult when you are at 17,200′ at High Camp on Denali. The team is watching the weather carefully and standing by for the opportunity to ascend. The challenges of keeping mentally strong are just as real as the physical challenges of a climb, and we…

Team Jay at High Camp!

The team is resting and relaxing after the big move up to High Camp at 17,200′ today. It sounds like the move went smoothly and the team will be watching the weather carefully, preparing for the last push to the summit.   Here’s Fischer with today’s report: recording

Jay Team Caches Below Fixed Lines

Leah reports that the team moved a load of equipment and supplies to the base of the fixed lines at approximately 15,600′. After caching the team returned to 14 Camp and rested and hydrated in preparation for moving to High Camp tomorrow. Here’s Leah: recording

May 19 Team Stocked Up at 14,200 ft

The team woke to some pretty stormy weather with a bit of wind and snow, but that didn’t stop them from heading back down to their cache and bringing the rest of their food and fuel supplies up to Camp 3 at 14,200ft. They are in the midst of a pretty good storm now, hanging…