Denali West Rib Team – Camped at 11,200′

Jochen called in a nice post from 11,200′ today.  The team has been working hard, but their original route choice was thwarted by a week of bad weather, so they are now heading up the West Buttress, seeking fun climbing, and perhaps a nice view, as they climb higher.

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UAE Team #1 – Recap of Summit Attempt

Gerald Oxley and Major Hamad (I think!) called in a recap of the summit team’s arduous summit attempt yesterday.  The summit team was slowed by a large number of climbers, and forced to turn back when one of their party was suffering from Acute Mountain Sickness.  They are all back in the relatively thick air…

May 16 Denali Team – SUMMIT!!!!

The entire May 16 team is on the summit of Denali!!!  They had a great day and reached the top of North America!!!

Congratulations to Ray, Tashi, Nungshi, Jason, Caroline, Rob, Alan, Brian and Yoshiko!

Here is the call from the summit:

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