Denali West Rib Team – Camped at 11,200′

Jochen called in a nice post from 11,200′ today.  The team has been working hard, but their original route choice was thwarted by a week of bad weather, so they are now heading up the West Buttress, seeking fun climbing, and perhaps a nice view, as they climb higher.

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UAE Team #1 – Recap of Summit Attempt

Gerald Oxley and Major Hamad (I think!) called in a recap of the summit team’s arduous summit attempt yesterday.  The summit team was slowed by a large number of climbers, and forced to turn back when one of their party was suffering from Acute Mountain Sickness.  They are all back in the relatively thick air…