June 15th Team Rest Day at High Camp

The team moved up to high camp yesterday and took the day today to recover, acclimate, and get ready to go to the top tomorrow.  They sound great and we got some personal messages from most of the team tonight, so enjoy.



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Duncan Calls from 14,200 ft

Duncan called this afternoon from back down in Camp 3 at 14,200 ft.  They gave it a good shot yesterday, but got turned around when the weather came back in.  They are running out of time and decided to head on down all the way to Camp 3 after the summit attempt yesterday.  They are…

June 24 Team – At 11,200′

Karen Bockel called in with a recap for the past few days from their new home in a beautiful basin at 11,200′.  They moved up to camp this morning and are well fortified in a stunning location.  Tall walls of snow and ice cliffs border them to the south, west and north, while the view…

June 26 team at Camp 1

The team carried a load of food, fuel, and extra gear up to from Camp 1 at 7,200 ft to Kahiltna Pass at about 10,200 ft today.  They dug a hole in the snow and buried the gear, or cached it, and returned down to Camp 1 for their 2nd night.   They’ve been traveling at…

West Rib Team doing great

Marty called back after his first call was dropped.  Sounds like they are doing great and will be at the base of the West Rib route tomorrow.  Today they are camped up in the NE fork of the Kahiltna glacier.


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West Rib Team Carrying Loads

The West Rib team carried a load of supplies up the NE fork of the Kahiltna glacier yesterday.  They cached their loads up at about 9,200 ft and returned back to Camp 1 on the main fork of the Kahiltna for the night.   They’re doing great and getting the job done.

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