MAY 12TH TEAM CACHES AT 13,500 FT

The May 12th team experienced  40/50 mph wind gusts yesterday, so they stayed hunkered down in their tents at camp. Sounds like they didn’t have it too bad—-Durny prepared a pizza dinner! The team woke to a bluebird day, and they moved a load of gear and supplies to a cache at 13,500 ft. Unfortunately…

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MAY 16TH TEAM AT CAMP 1

After practicing skills in base camp, the May 16th team moved up the Kahiltna glacier to Camp 1 today. Nungshi called in the report, but unfortunately the dispatch was cut short because the satellite connection was lost. This is not unusual, and it happens quite  a lot in the mountains. Nungshi did say that the…

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May 16 Team Is On The Glacier!

The crew awoke early this morning and were picked up by the guide team, along with their chauffeur for the day, Todd Rutledge.  We drove north to the interesting town of Wasilla, Alaska for coffee and sandwiches, before continuing north to Talkeetna.  Caroline was slightly disappointed as we drove north, because she had set her…

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May 16 Team – Rob Calls From Base Camp

Rob Mortell called in the team’s first update from the mountain!  They are planning on spending tomorrow at Base Camp, reviewing skills and preparing for their move up the glacier.

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May 8th Team – a Wonderful Call From Joshua!

Joshua Clark just called in a very descriptive and interesting post from the 14,200′ camp!  The team spent the day resting from their tough move up to camp and all the effort they spent fortifying their camp last night.

I’ll say no more.  Enjoy!

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