Trip Reports
The May 20 expedition has made it safely to Kahiltna basecamp!  After traveling the lower glacier from camp 1 to basecamp, the team is waiting by the airstrip, eating food from the basecamp cache and celebrating the end of carrying heavy packs and sleds (at least for this expedition).  The
Another Mountain Trip team relayed a message from Jacob, reporting that this expedition was asleep in their tents at camp 1 preparing for the last leg of their journey down the Kahiltna glacier to basecamp.  Traveling at night this time of the year on the lower glacier is very important,
Chris called to report another day of high winds yesterday, so the team wisely stayed in camp for another day.  When the weather breaks they plan on carrying a load of gear up to Denali pass and caching it on the upper Harper glacier.  Chris reported a lot of teams
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For the past two years, in conjunction with Telluride Adaptive Sports Program (TASP),  Mountain Trip has helped organize mountaineering courses in the Alaska Range for a number of disabled athletes.  This year the athletes requested to up the challenge and want to climb a peak in the Range. TASP is
The May 20 expedition took the day at the 14,200' camp to rest up and prepare for the descent to basecamp.  They will leave sometime tonight to take advantage of colder temperatures on the lower glacier, which can sport soft snow during the heat of the day which can make
This is a 'before' photo, taken outside the Earth bed and breakfast the day of the meet and greet in Anchorage. Right now, this expedition is tucked into a solid camp at 11,200', just above Kahiltna Pass.  They had a hard move from 7,800' due to very windy and snowy
Chris Kerrick reports a 'lazy' day at high camp, drinking lots and lots of hot drinks and making the occasional satellite phone call.  The team is feeling well rested and only have to wait for the weather to clear up.  Keep watching the skies...
This team continues to be exceptionally strong.  They called in from high camp to say a hello after having moved into a camp recently vacated by another Mountain Trip team.  Everyone is feeling great despite the altitude, and are looking forward to another good night of sleep.
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