May 10 Denali West Buttress Team – Cached above Fixed Lines

Mountain Trip guide Jordan Cargill called in an update on the May 10 West Buttress team.

Clear skies at 14-Camp enabled the team to set their cache at the top of the steep headwall to the 16,000′ steep ridge that the route ascends to reach High Camp at 17,200′.

The team enjoyed a well-earned burrito dinner after a tough day of moving supplies up the fixed lines. Unfortunately Jordan breaks up through the end of the message, but all is well with the team!

Here’s Jordan:


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