The team was unable to move up to high camp today, as a lot of snow fell on their camp and strong winds buffeted their tents. Diarmud’s report is in the classic understated fashion of the Irish. Other reports we have received indicate that 2′ (60cm) of snow fell on Tuesday and winds of up…Details
Nick Aiello called in from 14,200′ (4328m) with a report of heavy snowfall today, which kept the guides busy. His report makes it sound like the “Guides All-Star Shoe Band,” featuring Jack on the snow saw, Sean on the grain scoop, Nick on the shovel and Suzanne holding down the tent! 90 km winds and…Details
Will Hockett, one of our guides on the Warfighter Sports Team, called in an audio post that was partially garbled, due to the relatively small window of southern sky the team has to communicate with the satellites transmitting their phone calls from this camp. It sounds like everyone is having a great time, the team…Details
The team reached base camp today, but the weather continues to dog them even as they try to get back to Talkeetna. The snow and clouds are preventing planes from reaching base camp so far today, and they do not expect to be able to fly until tomorrow. The crew is settled in with plenty…Details
The team flew from the sleepy town of Talkeetna, Alaska yesterday and landed on the snowy airstrip known as Kahiltna International Airport, (aka Denali Base Camp). On Sunday, they spent the day making final checks on their equipment and meeting with some folks from the media. The team had a busy day yesterday with an…Details
JY is in Talkeetna, having made a safe descent from 14k. Suzanne and her guide team are at camp 3 and plan to move up to high camp as soon as the weather improves.
The traverse team moved down the ridge and the fixed lines today and are at 14,200′.