June 9 Team Summit Day!

Caitlin called in this evening as the team returned to high camp from their trip to the summit.  Caitlin said everyone is back and safe after getting within feet of the summit as an electrical storm came in.  They descended quickly to get out of the lightning and it sounded a bit exciting.   It’s almost…

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JUNE 24 DENALI TEAM AT CAMP 1

Guide Ted Grosgebauer called in to report that the June 24th Team successfully moved from Base Camp to Camp 1 at 7800 ft. The team moved through the night primarily to take advantage of cooler nighttime temperatures, but they also were able to enjoy the beautiful, soft Alaskan “midnight sun.” Guide Viviane deBros undoubtedly prepared…

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JUNE 23 TEAM AT CAMP 1

Eric West called in a report for the June 23rd Team. The team enjoyed a nice night of travel from Base Camp to Camp 1, enjoying the scenery as they moved up the Kahiltna glacier. It doesn’t get dark in Alaska at this time of year, and during the nighttime hours the light becomes soft…

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