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…

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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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May 12 Team – Cached at 16,600′

Lead guide Karen Bockel called in to report on the team’s carry up to the base of a prominent rock formation called Washburn’s Thumb.  The team did well today and put their cache in higher than most teams do on the ridge up to high camp.

Here’s Karen:

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West Rib Team – at Camp 1

Jay called in to report that the team made the push up the Kahiltna Glacier to about 7800′, the site of their Camp 1.  The weather was really good today, and they will get an early start tomorrow, so as to beat some of the heat on the lower glacier.

Here’s Jay:

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West Rib Team – at Base Camp

Lead guide Eli Potter called in from Denali Base Camp on the Southeast Fork of the Kahiltna Glacier.  He, Jay and Klara all flew in on a beautiful, sunny day and were treated to a great view of their intended route, the West Rib of Denali.

Here’s Eli:

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