May 20 team: At Camp 1

The team moved yesterday  from basecamp to camp 1 at 7,800′.  This involved traveling about five miles up glacier, without much elevation gain, but it is a pretty tough day, nonetheless.  The views of 17,400′ Mount Foraker, looming ten thousand vertical feet above you are as staggering as the loads climbers carry out of camp.

The trail crosses some of the most heavily crevassed terrain of the route, but the team negotiated these sections without incident.

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