June 11 Team on the Summit!

The remaining members of the June 11th team are on the summit of Denali right now!   The weather is beautiful today and they are most certainly enjoying amazing views right now. They’ll descend back down to high camp over the next several hours where they’ll spend the night and recover from their long day. Congratulations…

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June 23 Denali Team – Mark Calls From 7,800′

Mark checked in from the traditional Camp 1 at 7,800′ today.  After days of tough weather, the team enjoyed clear, blue skies today!  The view of the upper mountain from this camp, is stunning, when the clouds permit it.

Here’s Mark!

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June 26 Team is on the glacier!

Lead guide Jacob Schmitz called in from Base Camp!  The team was able to fly late in the afternoon, and landed at a very, very snowy 7,200′ strip on the Southeast Fork of the Kahiltna Glacier.  They will decide what their next move will be and might either move up glacier tomorrow or spend the…

June 26 Denali Team – Meet the Team!

Our last expedition of the 2014 Denali climbing season is heading to Talkeetna, Alaska today.  This team is comprised of a group of climbers who have almost all been on big mountains together previously.  The majority firefighters from Fort Worth, TX and they have been training hard for this expedition. They have decided to climb…