May 10 Dagg Team – Weather delay at 11,200′

Mountain Trip guide Jason Denley called in an update on the May 10 Denali West Buttress team. They had hoped to move up to Camp Three at 14,200′ today, but they awoke to about 12 to 15″ of snow, by Jason’s estimation.

The team had planned on moving to Camp Three at 14,200′, but will wait for the weather to clear, and perhaps for others to break trail uphill, before doing so. It is certainly no fun to posthole (plunge into deep snow) with a heavy pack, while wearing snowshoes.

Here’s Jason

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