May 11 West Buttress team holding at High Camp, forecast did not cooperate to summit 5/26

Mountain Trip guide Kristin Arnold called in an update for the May 11 Denali West Buttress team at 17,200′. Unfortunately, the team woke up to make their summit push yesterday 5/26 and found that the weather was not appropriate for the approximately 12-hour day needed to make the push up to 20,310′ and back.

The same story goes for the May 8 and May 10 Dagg West Buttress teams, also at High Camp, hoping for a summit window today 5/27. We will update you all when they decide to head for the summit.

Here’s Kristin!

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  1. Dear Fritz! Happy Birthday to you! We wish you all the best for your final step to the summit! Greatings from Christa, Harry, Marie und David

  2. Praying for Todd and all of you to have weather to be able to do the Summit.. stay strong and focused… Blessings and love, Marla

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