CARSTENSZ SUMMIT!!!!

Our Carstensz Pyramid team reached the summit of the most elusive of the famed Seven Summits! The route to the summit is a combination of rock climbing and exposed scrambling, with some higher forms of roped trickery required along the way.  From the team’s camp in the Yellow Valley, right at the base of the…

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Carstensz Team in Papua

The guys spent a day enjoying Bali yesterday, preparing their gear, relaxing and taking in some of the Balinese culture.   Then it was the long flight to the island of Papua where they arrived mid-day today.   They met with the helicopter pilot, and checked out the machine and hope to be flying into base camp…

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Everyone is back in Talkeetna!

The weather cleared after a snowy morning at the Kahiltna Glacier Base Camp Runway, and all of the climbers were able to get on a plane back to the relative civilization of Talkeetna.   Congratulations to all the teams for putting working hard and giving it their best shot!  It’s not an easy mountain to climb,…

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