June 22nd Team – Moved to High Camp!

Jeff Kane called in from 17,200′!  The team moved up to High Camp today.  They could not get a dispatch out yesterday, but Jeff sends out belated Fourth of July salutations from the crew. Yesterday, the team climbed up the steepest part of the route, which began with a 1400′ climb up moderate snow slopes…

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West Rib Team – ON TOP!

Dave Helland, Fischer Hazen and Matt Park are standing on the summit of Denali!  They’ve been working hard for weeks, climbing up and down a couple routes in order to reach the top of North America. They awoke early this morning, brewed up and sorted their gear as they gazed upwards, wondering if the day…

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West Rib Team Switches Gears

After days of continuous wind and facing the end of the eight days of food they carried up onto the West Rib, the team has decided to drop down to resupply from a cache they left at 14,200′ on the West Buttress.  They really needed less windy conditions to fire the last part of the…

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