June 17 Team – Part 2 of Their Post

The June 12 team called back to finish up their post with comments, thoughts and updates from a half dozen team members.

Here’s the team!

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June 24th Team Moved to Camp 1

The team got off to a quick start after their delay in Talkeetna.  They set off very early this morning with all the food, fuel, and equipment for their expedition on in their packs and sleds.  They hauled these big loads just over 5 miles up the Kahiltna glacier to Camp 1 at 7,200 ft.  …

Rib team aka the Honey Badgers reports

The team was delayed in Talkeetna due to weather, but they are now on the glacier and anxious to get things going. They have made a carry up to Camp 1 and it sounds like they are having a great time!

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June 15 Team At Camp 3

Today was a relatively relaxing day for the crew.  They slept in a bit, had a big breakfast, and then went back down the trail a bit to pick up the cache they left at 13,500ft earlier in the trip.   It was a bit snowy up there, but not too much to stop them from…

Warfighter Sports Team Hoping For A Break In The Weather

The team is hanging in there, but the weather isn’t cooperating.  They are sitting out this extended storm at the 14,200 ft camp with several other teams waiting to move up the mountain.  They are doing great, but the weather ultimately dictates what goes on up there.

Listen to the evening call from Thad.

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June 24 Team Flew to Base Camp!

The team flew to base camp this afternoon.  They had just about done everything they could in Talkeetna to prepare for the mountain, and to entertain themselves, so it was nice for the weather to cooperate and let them get to the glacier. They sent some pics as they were loading up the plane and…