A SPECIAL MESSAGE FROM THE JUNE 15 TEAM

Franzi called in a special message from the June 15th team. If I spoke German I would translate, but I don’t…..so here’s Franzi!

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Also, guide Nick Aiello sent us this photo of team caching yesterday:

Nick's team headwall

 

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June 26 Team Calls From Camp 1

Jacob Schmitz called in from 7,800′, following a five hour hike up the broad Kahiltna Glacier today.  The team had been delayed a bit in Talkeetna, which enabled them to review skills in town.  The guide team was satisfied that all the climbers were ready to hit the ground running, so they moved up glacier,…

JUNE 24TH TEAM CACHES ABOVE CAMP 1

Mountain Trip guide Josh Garner called in the team’s report today. They team moved a load of equipment and supplies up the glacier to approximately 10,500′. The team is feeling good and moving well, and the plan is to move to Camp 2 tomorrow.

Here’s Josh:

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SUMMIT—TEAM GILDOR

Unfortunately the satellite phone call is garbled, but the message is clear—–SUMMIT for the Gildor Team! Congratulations to the team and save travels back to Base Camp.

Here’s Omri:

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JUNE 24 TEAM PHOTOS IN TALKEETNA

These photos were taken a couple days ago, when the team departed Anchorage and headed north to the small, quaint town of Talkeetna.
June 24 Lakefront

June 24 NPS2

June 24 NPS

 

 

 

 

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Photos from the June 5, June 11 Denali West Buttress Teams

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Team Jaahnavi practices crevasse rescue

Mountain Trip climber Jaahnavi called in with an update on the June 22 Denali West Buttress expedition, who have spent their past several days at Denali Base Camp practicing mountaineering skills. The team lowered Jaahnavi into a crevasse, that they previously determined was safe, and she practiced ascending out, to give her an idea of…

Gildor Denali team at High Camp

Omri Gildor called in with an update their team, who reached Denali High Camp at 17,200′ by early yesterday afternoon, and set up camp. Omri said that they enjoyed calm and clear weather on their ascent up the fixed lines, and the team was feeling good about moving higher. Today, at around 8:30 am Alaska…