May 23rd West buttress Team – On The SUMMIT!

Congratulations to our May 23rd West Buttress team! They called in from the 20,310 foot summit of Denali, after climbing to the top under amazingly bluebird conditions! Lead Guide Yoshikp Miyazaki reported that it was a warm day on top of North America, after passing the satellite phone around to all the climbers.

Congratulations to Jay “JB” Beaudoin, Josh Cummins, Nick Ciuzio, Dodge Garfield and Yoshiko!!!


Denali upper mountain route map

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  1. Jay, Congratulations on your summit! We were praying for you every step of the way! Can’t wait to hear all about it in Alaska!
    Love you,

  2. You rock Jay! Congratudamnlations, so glad you made it! Looking forward to pictures and stories.

  3. Way to go QZO and gang! Lunch bunch is eagerly awaiting a pineapple lunch with all the trip details!

  4. Congrats to Jay “The Machine” from Colorado and “Big” Nick from Alabama, and the rest of your team! The League of Distinguished Elderly Climbers are proud of your success! Cheers and best wishes for a safe descent and travels home!

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