Ski Team at 7,800 ft

Durny called in from 7,800 ft tonight where they are waiting for a good freeze so they can head down to base camp.  They still hope to be able to move tonight after it cools off.

Here’s Durny.

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June 28th team at 14,200 ft

llIt was a day of recovery and acclimatization for the June 28 team at camp 3 today.  They relaxed, slept in, ate we, and practiced for going up the fixed ropes tomorrow.  It sounds like they are having a good time up there, and excited to carry a load of food and fuel up to…

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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