June 5 Denali team resting at 14,200′

Lead guide Ben Adkison called in with an update on the June 5 Denali West Buttress team, who have been making steady, consistent progress up the mountain.   Ben said they woke up late and had a big breakfast of chocolate chip coconut pancakes before caching above camp.He said the weather was impressively clear and…

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June 5 Denali Team at 14,200′

Lead Guide Ben Adkison called in with an update on the June 5 team’s progress up the West Buttress Route. They’ve made speedy progress to Camp 3 at 14,200′, and were fortunate enough (once again) to not experience any wind around the infamous Windy Corner. The team cached at 13,500′ a couple of days ago,…

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