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.
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. recording
Here is Zach to fill you in on what they see and what their plan is. recording
The weather has been a challenge but it sounds it sounds like the accommodations are “top flight and rival any New York City hotel”. Glad to hear everyone is settling into roles and working as a team, especially, Delicious Dan & Digging Dan. recording
Here is Robert giving an update from the kitchen tent. recording
Everyone is at Basecamp and doing well after a hard day of whiteout glacier travel in warm wet conditions. This team has had to fight the weather every step of the way. Their ability to remain a team and plug away in tough conditions is admirable. Let’s hope the weather will cooperate long enough to…
Guide Kyle Bates checks in from 14,000’ camp. Everyone is happy and “has a full belly”. The weather forecast is calling for more snow and wind over the next few days. When the weather does break this team will carry loads to 16,000’ to set up their move to high camp at 17,000’. Let’s hope…
Guide Eli Potter gives us an update in English and then Olaf gives us one in Swedish. Sounds like these guys are making the most their time at 11,000′. recording