May 6 Team – At Camp 1

Nick called in from Camp 1 at 7,800′ on the Kahiltna Glacier last night.  The team moved up glacier in really great conditions.  Nick described the Kahiltna as being in the best shape he’s seen in his seven years guiding on Denali. Everyone did really well and they are planning to carry supplies up to…

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April 29th Team at Camp 3

Here’s the evening call from the April 29th team at 14,200 ft.   Sounds like they are doing great!   Click the link below to listen to the call.

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May 6 team: hello from basecamp

recording Lead guide Nick Shepherd passed the sat phone around at basecamp today, the team took a day to organize their scene and go over basic glacier travel and mountaineering techniques.

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April 22 team: Angus gives the details

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April 29 team: rest day

The April 22 team took a rest day yesterday at camp 2, sleeping in and eating big meals to regain their full strength.  From their camp, the teams can admire Mt. Foraker, look over Kahiltna Pass onto the north side of the AK range and also look up the upper Peters Glacier , which parallels…