June 20 Veterans’ Team – Final Dispatch

Paul Kitchin called in from Base Camp at 7,200′ on the Southeast Fork of the Kahiltna Glacier.  The team made a 12 hour descent through the night, capitalizing on colder, nighttime temperatures to avoid what has been a very hot July on the lower glacier.

The team battled a number of challenges during the expedition, and these guys know challenges.  On behalf of the Mountain Trip Family, I was honored to help with the journey that these warriors have been undertaking.  Tackling a mountain as tough and unforgiving as Denali is a monumental feat for anyone and even more so for veterans who have suffered disabilities as a result of their service.  Strong work guys!!!

Here’s Paul Kitchin, signing off –


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