June 20 Veterans’ Team – Weather Day at 14,200′

Lead Guide Aaron Diamond checked in from 14,200′, where the vets took another weather day today.  The snow and wind was just too much to warrant a push up to High Camp today.  They did go for a short hike to a spectacular spot known as “The Edge of the World.”  From this vantage point, climbers can peer down a thousand meters of vertical into the rugged and daunting Northeast Fork of the Kahiltna Glacier, also known as “The Valley of Death.”

The NPS hosted a BBQ that afternoon, so the boys and Nicole are well fed and stoked to push high as soon as possible.

Here’s Aaron –


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