May 30 Team Calls From 11,200′

Lead guide Scott Woolums called in after a tough move up to 11,200′.  The team moved up through very deep snow yesterday, arriving in the beautiful basin camp of 11,200′ only to have another foot of snow fall on them overnight.  Conditions are pretty challenging right now for the climbers! They plan to drop back…


May 18 Team – Summit!!!!

Our May 18th team awoke yesterday to blue skies, so they suited up and got ready to roll!  unfortunately, just as they were about to clip into their ropes, a big, nasty lenticular cloud formed over the upper mountain, causing them to apuse and put the breaks on their summit hopes. After a couple of…


May 14 Team – Descending

Our May 14th team, which summitted just two days ago, rested yesterday morning at High Camp, after a long, hard summit day.  They packed up and left High Camp at about 2:00 pm local time, and descended the beautiful ridge down to the top of the fixed lines about a thousand feet lower.  They then…



Our air services provider determined that the weather was not appropriate to fly into Base Camp, so the team spent the day exploring the small town of Talkeetna. Here’s a photo of the team in the process of weighing all of their food and equipment for the expedition. It’s a big task! Fingers crossed for…



It sounds like it was a long day route finding in the clouds, but the May 14th team was rewarded for their hard work by reaching the summit. Congratulations to all team members for your hard work and perseverance during a period of unstable weather on the mountain.

Here’s Seba:


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