June 12 team at High Camp

They spent a day to acclimate and rest today in preparation for heading towards the summit in the morning.   They are doing good, everybody is healthy, and the weather forecast is looking promising for tomorrow.  It was a pretty nice day up there today, so they enjoyed some spectacular views of the Alaska Range from…

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June 19 Team

Meerie called in this evening from the 14,200 ft camp after climbing up to over 16,000 ft on the ridge today.   It sounds like they are doing great and had a pretty nice day up high on Denali today.  They are planning on taking a rest/acclimatization day tomorrow before pushing on up the mountain again.…

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June 22 ski team

The crew is doing great, and were able to cache some food and equipment up at 13,500 ft today in preparation for moving up to the 14,200 ft camp tomorrow.  It was a beautiful warm day, with some clouds this afternoon. Durny said that he is having a hard time getting any of the other…

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Call from the June 26th team

Here’s Jared calling in from Camp 1.  They moved up early this morning.

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June 22 ski team eating well

The ski team is doing great and eating well.  Durny called in this evening after a big Pizza dinner and they were about to have some cheesecake for desert.   It was a pretty relaxing day, they skied powder back down to their cache at 10,ooo ft this morning and brought that pile of gear back…