Watching it snow at 14,000ft

The weather continues to be uncooperative up on Denali and the team watched it snow most of the day today.  They have been patient and hopefully that will pay off as the weather is expected to improve a bit tomorrow and they hope to move to high camp soon.

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Watching it snow and hoping for sunshine tomorrow

Sean called in at the end of another snowy day hoping for clearing tomorrow!

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JY is back in Anchorage after descending with guide Mike Thurk and flying off the mountain earlier today.

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JY and Suzanne

JY is in Talkeetna, having made a safe descent from 14k.  Suzanne and her guide team are at camp 3 and plan to move up to high camp as soon as the weather improves.

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Traverse team: descend to 14k

The traverse team moved down the ridge and the fixed lines today and are at 14,200′.

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May 27 team: holding at camp 3

Bad weather is holding the team at camp 3.  They plan to move high as soon as the weather permits.

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June 3 team: Alexandra checks in

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May 27 Team – Happy Birthday Kari!!

Kari called in on her birthday, and I suspect, from her post, that her biggest birthday wish right now, should the wind not blow out her birthday candle before she gets a chance to do so, would be for a change of scenery!  Patience, Kari… patience…! George is heading down today, which Kari references.  He’s…

June 3 team: backcarry from 11,200′

The June 3 team traveled down the Kahiltna to pick up their cache of food and gear.  The plan for today is to carry a load up around Windy Corner today, weather permitting.

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JY and Suzanne

A change of plans: JY has decided to descend down to basecamp and off of Denali; he sustained a sprained ankle yesterday, the injury precluded him from climbing higher.  He is descending with a Mountain Trip guide and plans to be in basecamp tomorrow.  The rest of the team will continue up higher from camp…