June 26 team up to high camp 17,200 ft

They had a big day today, moving up 3,000 ft of some of the most challenging terrain on the route.  They did great, but are tired tonight and looking forward to a rest day tomorrow.

Here’s Tyler from the June 26 team.

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June 22 Ski Team at 7,800 ft

The guys descended almost 10,000 ft yesterday from 17,200 ft at high camp down to camp 1 at 7,800 ft.   They arrived early this morning and are going to spend the day resting there.   There was a blanket of low clouds over the Kahiltna last night keeping the warmth in, and preventing the snow from…

Ski team back in high camp after summit

They are all back in camp safe and sound after a great summit day!  Congratulations to all.   They’ll sleep in a bit tomorrow, and then start on down towards base camp over the next couple of days.

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June 22 Ski Team on the Summit!

The guys summitted around 7pm AK time today.   They are all doing great, and it is beautiful up there right now with only 10 mph winds.  The ski conditions are going to be pretty good right off the top down a section called “Pig Hill”, but it sounds like they are finding some pretty wind…