May 17 West Buttress Trip awaiting the right window at High Camp

Mountain Trip guide Ty Guarino called in a quick update for the May 17 team at High Camp, awaiting a weather window. Teams observed winds up high and are waiting for a more optimal weather window before they make the push for the summit.

Here’s Ty!

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May 20 West Buttress team at Camp Three – 14,200′

The May 20 West Buttress team called in an update from Camp Three on the route.

Here’s the update!

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Team Jay at High Camp!

The team is resting and relaxing after the big move up to High Camp at 17,200′ today. It sounds like the move went smoothly and the team will be watching the weather carefully, preparing for the last push to the summit.

 

Here’s Fischer with today’s report:

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May 13 Team Back at High Camp

The team is back at camp, resting and eating and getting ready for the descent. Well done, climbers! Here’s Kevin with an outline of the schedule for the next few days:

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May 17 Team Moves to High Camp!

Unfortunately Jason’s trip dispatch was cut short, but nonetheless it’s nice to hear his voice and to hear that the team made the big move from 14 Camp to High Camp at 17,200′. It’s an exhausting day, but completely exhilarating to climb the fixed lines, wind along the ridge, the arrive at High Camp. The…