MAY 8 TEAM — ON THE WAY TO THE TOP!

We just received word that the team headed out of High Camp at approximately 10 AM today. The team is strong and the weather is favorable, so they are giving it a shot.  Best of luck to everyone and the team will be in our thoughts today!

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MAY 5 TEAM — SUMMIT!!!!

Congratulations to the team on a successful summit yesterday evening. We don’t have a lot of details, but we know that the team reached the top of Denali at 20, 320 feet at approximately 8 PM last night. All team members descended safely and are resting at High Camp.

Well done!

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WEST RIB TEAM — AT CAMP 2

Klara called in to report that all is well and everybody is great. Today the team moved up to Camp 3 at 11,200 feet. The weather is holding and it sounds like the team is excited to keep moving up.

Here’s Klara, with a special message for her friends back home:

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MAY 12 TEAM–REST DAY AT 14 CAMP

Mary called in the report tonight. The team cached equipment and supplies at 16,400 feet yesterday, and exhausting effort, and today they are enjoying a well deserved rest day at 14,000 feet. It sounds like the team is enjoying the beautiful views of Foraker and sitting in the sunshine. Not so bad!

Here’s Mary:

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MAY 8 TEAM — AT HIGH CAMP!

Today the team moved up to High Camp at 17,000 feet. It’s a long, hard day of climbing and it sounds like everyone did great and is feeling really good. Bob reports that the team is being well taken care of by the guide team, they are eating well and preparing for the next step…

May 3 Team – Gave it a Good Shot!

We heard from the May 3 Team late last night.  They pushed up towards the summit yesterday, but the weather deteriorated as they climbed.  They reached a prominent flat area known as The Football Field at about 19,500′, but the winds above them were guarding the final 800′ of the mountain too ferociously. They are…

EVEREST TEAM AT CAMP 2, PART 2

And more from Manoj:

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EVEREST TEAM AT CAMP 2

A very excited Manoj called in a report today, describing the team’s incredible summit day. It sounds like the team had very little/almost no wind, clear skies, and unlimited visibility as they stood on the summit. A perfect summit day! The plan is to leave Camp 2 and head back to Base Camp one last…

Mountain Trip Team in Camp 2

Good news, the Sherpas called just a little while ago and said they were just coming into Camp 2 after a long, hot descent down the Lhotse Face today. It is always a challenge coming down the day after summiting. Conditions were reported as windy and cold at the South Col this morning when they…

MAY 19TH TEAM – FEELING GOOD AT CAMP 1

John Niedermeier called in the team’s report tonight. Sounds like the team is feeling good and moving well as they make their way up the glacier. They have enjoyed good weather, beautiful sunsets, and a surprise visit by a Black Hawk!

Here’s John:

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