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′.
Bad weather is holding the team at camp 3. They plan to move high as soon as the weather permits.
Bart and Paul called in from high camp to let us all know what they are planning to do, as they are rapidly running out of food, fuel and time. Those of you who speak Dutch are fortunate, as Paul lost the satellite signal at exactly the right moment to keep us English speakers in…