May 13 Team – Weather Day at 14

When the weather is bad on Denali the best thing a team can do is stay active, be patient and remain positive. After taking short acclimatization hikes, eating a few big meals it sounds like this team is doing everything right. Here is Fabian from 14.

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MAY 11 TEAM READY TO KEEP MOVING UP!

Yesterday the team cached a load of equipment and supplies at 16,200′ on the ridge above 14 Camp. Immediately out of camp the team began their ascent of the “headwall”, a steep section on the West Buttress route that has fixed lines to aide in the ascent. Once at the top of the headwall, they…

May 20 Team – Update From Kevin at 11

Today this team will carry their cache from up to camp. Once they move their food, equipment and get some exercise they will look to cache again at Windy Corner tomorrow. Sounds like the route conditions good and everyone is working well together. Here is Kevin with an update.

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MEET THE MAY 26 TEAM

We are pleased to welcome the team members of our 6th Denali team of the 2015 climbing season.  The team consists of climbers  from points south—-Chile, to be exact.  Climbing a big, cold mountain such as Denali entails a lot of preparation, as well as a healthy dose of trust in your partners.  We really…

May 6 Team – Thank You

Hi All! Thank you all for following our trip blog, I hope Robert kept you all well entertained and informed on most of our audio dispatches, thanks Robert!! Well, Denali sometimes is extra hard to climb and on this trip certainly didn’t take it easy on us. This expedition had to put up with pretty…

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May 13 Team – Training Day at 14,000′

Here is Durny with an update, sounds fun.

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May 6 Team – In Town Safe and Sound.

The May 6 Team finally caught a break last night, they were able to catch a flight to Talkeetna and beds in Anchorage. Thanks for your hard work everyone.

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May 13 Team – Building Walls and Eating Burritos

The May 13 Team is hunkering down. After a stormy night they built camp walls out snow bricks made by hand with a saw and shovel. The 14,000’ basin is a beautiful place but the weather can be tough. Sounds like everyone slept well after fortifying camp and eating burritos.

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