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…

May 27 team: weather day at 14,200′

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Traverse team: weather day again

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Suzanne and JY: carry to 16,400′

Yesterday the team carried a load of food and high altitude gear up the fixed lines to 16,400′ to cache some gear.  Today they plan to rest at camp 3 and prepare for the ascent to high camp.

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May 27 Team – Rest Day at 14,200′

David called in to give an update about life at 14,200′ on Denali.  They are poised and ready to make the move up to high camp, but need a break in the weather to do so.

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