June 17th Team Waiting For the Weather To Change

The June 17th team is at high camp again tonight after waiting out a stormy day on the mountain.  It was a cold and windy day today, but they are hopeful that tomorrow will be better and they’ll get their summit chance soon.

Here’s Nancy with the call from high camp tonight.

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June 26th Team Hangs at Camp 2

The June 26th team, along with most everyone else on the mountain, stayed in camp today while the wind blew and the snow fell.  The weather improved slightly as the day went on, and the forecast is for a better day tomorrow.  They relaxed a bit today, and are excited to climb again when the…

West Rib Team Camped at 13,200 ft

The Rib team climbed up through the couloir yesterday and put a camp in at 13,200 ft on the West Rib itself.   Everybody is doing great, and today they’ll go back down to pick up the cache they left a bit lower a few days ago.

Here’s the call from the W. Rib!

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JUNE 17TH TEAM AT HIGH CAMP

The June 17th team moved up to high camp yesterday.  It was a big day for the crew as they gained about 3,000 ft and negotiated the steepest sections of the route.   Shlomo Waser made the a difficult decision to turn around, and he and guides Ted and Ian are heading back down the mountain.…

JUNE 15TH TEAM MOVING TO 14 CAMP

Kim called in to report that the team arrived back at high camp around midnight last night after a successful summit bid. Everyone ate and slept, and now they are packing up and heading down to 14,000 ft camp. Kim reports everyone is happy, healthy, and doing well!

Here’s Kim:

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HONEY BADGERS SCURRYING UP THE RIB

Marty from Team Honey Badger called in to report that they are at 11,200 ft camp and planning to move up to their next camp at 13,200 ft. Marty reports that everyone is feeling well and moving well on the mountain.

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JUNE 26TH TEAM AT CAMP 2

Yesterday the team did a “back carry” where they went back down the hill to pick up the cache they left a couple of days ago, and brought all that gear up to camp.  Back carry days are usually relatively easy days and teams can sleep in and have a leisurely morning, with just a…