May 21 Holding at High Camp

It’s cold and windy at High Camp, but the team is staying warm and well fed under the expert care of Karl, Nick, and Chris. Fingers crossed for blue skies and calm winds in the coming days.

Here’s Karl:

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May 20 Team Holding at High Camp

Lead guide Kristin reports that the team is holding steady at High Camp, resting, eating and hydrating in preparation for the push to the summit. The team will be watching the weather closely for an opportunity to ascend. Until then, they are staying warm and well fed in camp.

Here’s Kristin:

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May 24 Team Caches at 13,700′

The May 24th team seized an opportunity with a break in the weather to move a load of equipment and supplies to a cache site at 13,700′. Guide Brett reports that the team moved well and everyone was feeling good with the change in altitude. Thankfully Windy Corner did not live up to it’s name,…

May 20 Team moves to High Camp!

Guide Matt Park called with the great news that the team moved from 14 Camp to High Camp (17,200′) today. It sounds like the conditions were cold and windy, but the team reached their goal and they were met by two other Mountain Trip teams hunkered down at High Camp. It’s a real morale booster…

May 21 Team Moves to High Camp!

It’s a Mountain Trip party up at High Camp! The May 21Team joined, moving from 14 Camp to High Camp today. Guide Nick Nason reports that the move went well and everyone was feeling good, but tired, upon arrival at High Camp. The team is hunkered down, resting and eating and hydrating in preparation for…