Team Ema on the Move!

It’s been a busy couple of days for the team, beginning with a team meeting the morning of June 17th followed by an equipment check and a stop at the equipment store for last-minute items. The next morning, June 18th, the team headed north to Talkeetna where they checked in with the National Park Service…

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Meet the June 17th Team!

This will be our 46th consecutive season guiding on Denali, and we are honored to welcome the June 17th team and all of the other climbers that have trusted us to help them test their fortitude on the highest mountain in North America. At 20,310 feet (6190 m), Denali rises a full 18,000 feet 5486…

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June 10 Team Holds at 11 Camp

The team elected to take a rest day at 11 Camp. Guide Tyler reports that the team used the down time to practice skills and catch up on some rest. The plan is to move to 14 Camp tomorrow, weather permitting.

 

Here’s Tyler:

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West Rib Team Is At Base Camp!

Lead Guide Fischer Hazen gave us a shout from the Southeast Fork of the Kahiltna Glacier.  He, Dave Helland and MT Guide Matt Park flew in and spent the day reviewing skills such as crevasse rescue in advance of their attempt on the West Rib Route of Denali.  A couple days ago, they finalized their…

Photos from May 24 Team

Thanks to lead guide Jesse Wright for these photos!

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June 10th Team – Backcarries to Camp 2

Lead Guide Brian Kramp called in from the team’s Camp 2, located in a beautiful basin at 11,200′ (3414m) at the base of the West Buttress of Denali.  Today was a “backcarry” day, meaning they made a quick jaunt downhill to the site where they buried a cache of supplies two days ago, retrieved their…

June 4th Team – Another Day at Camp 3

Lucyna Kolodziejska called in on the team’s fifth day waiting to move to High Camp.  The weather has been quite unsettled, meaning that for the first few days, it was blustery each morning, but cleared in the late afternoon/evening, but today it was snowing and blowing up high for much of the day.  From the…