Trip Reports

June 5 Denali Team is at Base Camp!

Tony Hogan called in from 7,200′ on the Southeast Fork of the Kahiltna Glacier! The team flew into the Alaska Range in the afternoon, after attending a mandatory orientation presented to every Denali climber by our national Park Service.  They loaded up fixed wing aircraft and flew about a half hour into the rigged mountains…

June 2 Team At Camp 2

Gidi Gottleib called in from the site of our June 2nd team’s Camp 2 on their way up the West Buttress of Denali.  Today was a fairly hard day, with a couple of big hills for the climbers to negotiate. Despite the late night the day before, when the guides helped rescue a solo climber…

May 22 West Buttress Team at High Camp!

Great climbing, great weather, great spirits for the May 22 Denali West Buttress Team! Climber Tim Spencer called in to update those following along at home that the team has reached High Camp at 17,200′, their final stop before the summit at 20,320′. Although their legs are tired from the ascent, they seem eager to…

May 27 Denali West Buttress Team at 14-Camp

It sounds like guide Brian Muller convinced someone else to call in this update. Guide Nick Nason gave us an update on the Mountain Trip May 27 West Buttress expedition, who are camped at 14-Camp after caching at 15,300′. The team had nice weather on their climb, with a few passing clouds to mitigate the…