May 31 team- moved to 11,200′

The May 31 team pushed up the Kahiltna from camp 1 to establish camp 2, which is traditionally at 11,200′.  This camp is up off the main flow of the Kahiltna glacier, tucked in a smaller tributary valley that is relatively sheltered from weather systems.  Crevasses run throughout the area, so a lot of time is spent probing camp before unroping and setting up the tents, to ensure that there are no crevasses in the immediate area that the team will be living in for the next few days.  The weather was less than optimal today, but was generally manageable and the team all felt strong; everyone is looking forward to a half-day tomorrow to rest up a little and eat some big meals.  The clouds have lifted this evening and things are looking beautiful.

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