may 26th Denali WB Trip

Lloyd checks in from 11k camp and says the hot weather is to blame on Ricardo! The heat must be nice but like Lloyd says careful what you ask for!

listen to the full conversation below

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Denali W. Rib Team checks in, moving on up

The satellite phone call was pretty garbled tonight, but the W. Rib team checked in and they are moving on up the route.   They hope to be in high camp at 16,400 ft tomorrow and they are doing well.

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Denali May 26th Team Carried a Mountain of Gear to 13,500 ft

Ricardo called for the May 26th team this evening with an update from the 11,000 ft camp.  They have been enjoying great weather and carrying their “Mountain of Gear” up Denali.  They are doing great and seem to be enjoying themselves up there.

Listen to Ricardo from 11,000 ft:

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Denali May 30 Team – Report from Base Camp

Lead guide Jacob Schmitz called in a report from Denali Base Camp.  The entire team made it in and everyone is very excited to hit the trail in the wee hours of the morning.

Here’s Jacob:

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Denali May 30 Team is on the Glacier!

The May 30th Team made the two hour drive north to the small, end of the road (literally!) town of Talkeetna Alaska.  They finished their registration process with the National Park Service and attended an NPS orientation on the challenges of climbing Denali, before making their way to the airstrip to board a ski equipped…