June 9 Team at High Camp

The team took advantage of good weather today to move from 14 Camp, up the fixed lines on the “headwall”, to High Camp at 17,200. The views from this section of the climb are stunning,  and it sounds like the team enjoyed the views as they ascended. The climbers are currently resting, hydrating, and relaxing…

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June 13th Team moves to 14 camp

Matt, with the June 13th team, enjoys a cup of coffee after a big move from 11,200ft to 14,000ft. They seem to be in good spirits and happy to have the lower glacier behind them. Here’s Matt:

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Alpenglow team back at base camp

After a long day descending from 17,200ft, the team has finally returned to base camp. They woke up to snow at base camp, and will be spending the night there, but hope to fly out the next morning. Great job Alpenglow Team!

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June 5 Team back at Base Camp

They guys beat a trail down the mountain yesterday after their summit day and traveled through the night all the way to base camp.  They checked in this morning with the folks at Talkeetna Air Taxi who will send a plane for them as soon the weather allows.  It’s a cloudy and rainy morning in…

Japan 8 8 team rest day at high camp

Japan 8 8 team spent the day at 17,200, and is enjoying the clear views from the upper mountain. Although it’s cold and the forecast isn’t promising, the team plans to wake up in the morning with hopes for good enough weather to move toward the summit.

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June 13th Team carries to 13,500′

June 13th team gets ready to rest after a hard day of caching gear at 13,500 ft. They hope to wake up in the morning and move to 14,000ft if the weather permits. Everybody is looking strong and prepared for the move.

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June 9 Team Up to 14,000 ft Camp

Bob and the crew moved up to 14,000 ft camp today where they’ll settle in for the next several nights acclimatizing and preparing to move up to high camp.

Here’s Joe calling in with all the news from 14k:

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