June 28 Expedition Wrap Up

Hi everyone! Thanks for tuning into our blog and following the teams progress up and down the “big one”.   We are all currently back in Anchorage enjoying our belly’s being full of delicious steaks and beer.   To back track a little bit…after waiting out five days of high winds and accumulations of snow…

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Back in Talkeetna

Everyone flew off the mountain last night back to the relative civilization of Talkeetna.   They were all pretty tired after a long night of travel.   It was a good effort by all the climbers, but the weather just never cooperated to allow them to reach the summit.  We’ll get a good trip recap posted from…

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Heading to base camp

All of our climbers are on the way to base camp this morning.  They left late last night, and have been working their way around the crevasses of the lower Kahiltna glacier and are almost to base camp this morning.   It has been a bit of work, with challenging conditions and weather (again) but…

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Same story, stormy weather

Not much movement today on Denali, they were hoping for slightly improved weather today, but woke to new snow and even more wind this morning.  It was another day of the same sort of weather they’ve been experiencing.   Everyone is doing fine, but patience is wearing thin.  It is often the most difficult part…

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Blue skies, but wind today

They woke up to blue skies this morning, but the wind was raging up higher on the mountain throughout most of the day.  Jared called in this afternoon to get the forecast, which isn’t any better for the next several days.   They are still doing well, and trying to stay motivated to be up there,…

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