Training for Denali!

We asked team members to send us photos of how they trained for their upcoming expedition and team member Aaron Kurland sent us two shots from a recent solo trip he took up Mount Whitney, the highest peak in the lower 48 states.  Aaron also joined us for 12 days of training in the Alaska…


Meet Our June 26th Team

On Sunday, June 26th, a truly international group of climbers will congregate in Anchorage, Alaska to finalize months of preparation for an expedition that will attempt to climb to the top of the tallest peak in North America.  Denali, at 20,320′ (6194m) towers above the very impressive Alaska Range in Southcentral Alaska.  Rising 18,000′ vertical…


June 22 trip onto the glacier

The ski team flew into the Alaska Range yesterday, landing at base camp on the S.E. Fork of the Kahiltna glacier.   They spent last night at base camp, and will spend most of today going over glacier travel techniques, and getting their kit together.  Tonight they will shoulder their packs and start up the Kahiltna…


Jacob calls from 9,800′ camp

The June 19th crew is doing great.  They are moving at night, due to warm temperatures during the day, to mitigate for squishy conditions on the lower glacier.  The plan for today, Friday, is to move to 11,200 camp and take a rest day tomorrow, Saturday.

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