June 9 West Buttress team to make their summit push today!

Guide Travis of the June 9 West Buttress team called from 17,200′ High Camp on Denali, with the update that the team will make their summit push TODAY June 25!

Here is the route the team will follow today, gaining just over 3,000′ of elevation. The climb and descent back down to High Camp can take anywhere between 8 and 12 hours, depending on how the team feels and how efficiently they climb, and the conditions on the route. It sounds as if everyone is in high spirits and looking forward to heading for the top!
Denali upper mountain route map

We will update you all on the team’s progress towards 20,310′ as we receive updates from them. Best of luck to the climbers.

Here’s Travis!

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  1. Joanne FitzGerald

    Good luck Michael and the Team . God’s speed . From Jo & Hari

  2. Rusty gordon

    Prayers and good luck from Georgia!
    You guys go get ’em!
    Ann and Rusty

  3. Margaret

    Go Hanady!!! Know you can do this 🙂

  4. Nadeen

    Good Luck June 9th Team! Hanady so proud of you already. Nadeen xx

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