June 17th Team Rest Day

The team took a day to rest, acclimatize, and practice some skills they’ll need for the upper mountain today.  They hope to carry a load of food and fuel up to cache on the ridge at 16,400 ft tomorrow and they’ll encounter some of the steeper sections of the W. Buttress route along the way. …

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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.  …