JY / Suzanne Expedition: from camp 1

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JY and Suzanne Denali Expedition

Mountain Trip has long offered varying degrees of highly customized expeditions and we are pleased to introduce you to one such team. J.Y. Jones is book author, physician, outdoorsman, missionary, and hunter.  He approached us with an idea for a trip that would involve a very small group of climbers and we found a climbing…

May 27 Team – On the Move!

Sorry for the delay in adding this team to our blog, but the holiday weekend snuck up on us. On May 27th, a group of climbers met in Anchorage to meet three Mountain Trip guides and make the final preparations for their expedition up Denali.  The team spent the day discussing the details of the…

Traverse team: rest at 14k

Mike Burmeister called to report a mellow day at camp 3.  The team rested to get strong for the move to high camp tomorrow, if weather and conditions cooperate.

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Traverse Team calling in!

Paul from the Traverse Team called in after some exciting and always interesting waste disposal techniques only found in the glaciated ranges of the world!

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Successful carry to 16,400 ft.

Eric Larson called in from Camp 3 after a successful carry up the fixed lines to 16,400 ft.

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May 20 team: backcarry from camp 3

Eric Larson reported the expedition traveling from camp 3 to 13,500′ to pick up their cache.  Today they will most likely carry up the fixed lines to cache more food and gear on the ridge, possibly as high as 16,400′.

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May 13 team: leaving camp 3 for basecamp

Caitlin called to report the team moving from 14k towards basecamp.  They are planning on reaching basecamp tomorrow morning and will fly as soon as the weather permits it.

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