May 24 Ski Team Rests at Camp 3

After a successful summit of Denali, the ski team dropped into the Rescue Gully (one of those couloirs we mentioned previously). The Rescue Gully is still a fairly steep descent and must be approached with caution. The team found ice, which is not uncommon, and was able to descend via ropes down a portion of the Rescue Gully before being able to ski out the bottom back into Camp 3. They took a break at Camp 3 to catch a nap, hydrate, and refuel. From here they will ski the rest of the way back down to Basecamp in one big go and fly back to Talkeetna soon if they haven’t already.

Here’s their update:


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