UAE GROUP #1 TO THE SUMMIT

We’ve received word that UAE Group #1 has departed High Camp and is heading to the summit! It’s a beautiful, calm day….perfect for a summit bid. Best of luck to the team!

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MAY 16TH TEAM TO THE SUMMIT!

Yoshiko called this morning to report that the May 16th Team is headed to the summit! The team worked through cold and windy conditions yesterday to move from 14 Camp to High Camp at 17,200, but they still made good time—about 7 hours.They arrived at High Camp in the late afternoon, set up camp, and…

MAY 22ND TEAM AT 14 CAMP

The May 22nd Team called in a nice report today, but unfortunately the satellite connection wasn’t very good and the report ended up garbled. This happens a lot in the mountains, where there is lots of big obstacles interfering with the satellite connection.  That being said, we are able to discern that the team arrived…

May 16 Team – Carried to 16,400′!

Alan Rousseau called in from the team’s home for the past week to tell us that the team pushed their supply cache high on the ridge that leads to high camp today.  They donned crampons and scaled the steepest part of the West Buttress route, utilizing a couple hundred meters of rope that is affixed…

May 22 Team – Back To Work!

Dan K called in from our May 22 West Buttress Team.  Finally, the tough weather that has been hammering the team has broken and they resumed the hard work of moving their food, fuel and supplies further up the mountain. Today, they carried supplies up a moderately steep slope called Motorcycle Hill, which climbs immediately…