May 10 Dagg West Buttress Team moves to 11,200′

Mountain Trip guide Jason Denley called in an update on the May 10 Denali expedition with climber Brian Dagg; with guide Zack Keskinen on lead. The team was able to move up to Camp Two at 11,200′ from 7,800′ in variable conditions–which Jason colorfully equated to “walking through a milk carton.” Unfortunately the time they’ve spent in the Alaska Range so far has consisted of similar low-visibility conditions.

When they have a decent weather window, the team plans to cache at around 13,500′ to set them up for their move up to Camp Three at 14,200′, where they will spend some time acclimating before tackling the upper mountain.

Here’s Jason:

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