May 8 team: stiiiiill waiting

The weather at basecamp continues to be nonflyable, so the May 8 team is hanging out and generally helping around camp, packing the runway and doing all they can to make sure the planes can safely land when the weather does eventually break.

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May 22 team: backcarry from 11k

The storm is brewing, Caitlin reports….but the team still managed to travel down the glacier, pick up their gear cache and fortify camp in the face of increasing wind and heavy snow.  No big deal for them, in a good camp with all of their supplies on hand, weather just gives more opportunities to catch…

UPPER RIB TEAM IN TALKEETNA

Mountain Trip guide PI just called from Talkeetna, where the team is on a “weather hold” today. Scot went for a run, and then the team met at the Roadhouse for a yummy meal. The team is hoping for a break in the weather long enough to fly onto the glacier. Fingers crossed! Good company…

MAY 22 TEAM AT CAMP 2

It was a cold, windy, snowy day in the Alaska range, but the May 22nd team dug deep and moved from their Camp 1 at 7800 ft to their Camp 2 at 11200 ft. It was a long day with full, heavy packs but the team did a great job and they feasted on a…

May 8 team: still at basecamp

Patiently waiting for the weather to break: think positive and maybe we can get the weather to lift enough to get our team back to civilization!

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