MAY 25 MOVES TO CAMP 2

Bill reports that the team moved up to Camp 2 today. The team ascended approximately 3400′ and traveled over four miles to camp. Good, hearty food keeps the team fueled for these moves days and according to Bill the team is enjoying Lead Guide Dan Starr’s culinary skills! Here’s Bill with a special message for…

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May 13 Denali Team Calls From The Summit!

Enduring difficult conditions earlier in the day, three members of our May 13th West Buttress team reached Denali’s summit!  Chris Kuelling, and Haakon Asvang called in from the top! The team decided to push to the summit today, as forecasts for the coming days indicate more unsettled weather and increasing winds.  They climbed up the…

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May 13 West Buttress Team at High Camp!

Mountain Trip climber Brad Foreman called in from High Camp on behalf of the May 13 West Buttress expedition. The team was treated to spectacular views amidst the highest peaks in North America, while climbing in great, clear weather. From 14,200′ Camp Three, the team had 3,000′-plus of tough, steep, exposed climbing to reach High…

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May 21 West Buttress Team – Bilingual update

May 21 Denali West Buttress team called in from the Alaska Range, planning to make the move up to 14,200′ Camp Three after preparing their cache.

Here’s the update!

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May 18 Denali West Buttress Team – Pancakes at 14,200′

The May 18 Denali West Buttress team enjoyed clear weather and views of the surrounding peaks from their spectacular perch at Camp Three at 14,200′.

Here’s the update!

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May 11 West Buttress Team calls from the SUMMIT of Denali! 20,310′

We can’t help but share on the excitement! The May 11 Team calls in a quick dispatch while on the summit of Denali — the highest point in North America — 20,310′!

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May 11 Denali Team Poised For The Summit

Fritz Bachmair called in on behalf of the climbers on our May 11 West Buttress expedition.  The team is camped at High Camp, watching the weather in the hopes that they get a break from the gusty winds that have been buffeting the upper mountain.  It has been extremely cold in recent days, so the…