UAE Team #2 – Camped at 11,200′

The UAE #2 team is spending the day at 11,200′.  They cached at 13,500′ (4115) yesterday, but today, some of the team are considering if they want to continue upward or not.  They have some tough decisions to make, and are taking today to sort things out.

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West Rib Team – Moving up to 11,200′

The West Rib team is moving up the Kahiltna Glacier to the basin camp at 11,200′.  They are making good time and doing their best to move up during the current good weather.

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UAE GROUP #1 TO THE SUMMIT

We’ve received word that UAE Group #1 has departed High Camp and is heading to the summit! It’s a beautiful, calm day….perfect for a summit bid. Best of luck to the team!

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MAY 16TH TEAM TO THE SUMMIT!

Yoshiko called this morning to report that the May 16th Team is headed to the summit! The team worked through cold and windy conditions yesterday to move from 14 Camp to High Camp at 17,200, but they still made good time—about 7 hours.They arrived at High Camp in the late afternoon, set up camp, and…

MAY 22ND TEAM AT 14 CAMP

The May 22nd Team called in a nice report today, but unfortunately the satellite connection wasn’t very good and the report ended up garbled. This happens a lot in the mountains, where there is lots of big obstacles interfering with the satellite connection.  That being said, we are able to discern that the team arrived…

May 16 Team – Carried to 16,400′!

Alan Rousseau called in from the team’s home for the past week to tell us that the team pushed their supply cache high on the ridge that leads to high camp today.  They donned crampons and scaled the steepest part of the West Buttress route, utilizing a couple hundred meters of rope that is affixed…