Last Night in Bali!

Quick update of the team with a local Balinese Dance group. Perfect evening and we leave in an hour! More soon! Scott

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Off to Papua Tonight!

Hello from Bali! We had a busy day here checking gear, getting packed, and enjoying Bali! We had a huge surf today, it was actually too big for swimming. The whole team is here and everything is set to move ahead tonight as scheduled. We are flying at midnight for Papua. Next stop Timika Sheraton…

June 28 Expedition Wrap Up

Hi everyone! Thanks for tuning into our blog and following the teams progress up and down the “big one”.   We are all currently back in Anchorage enjoying our belly’s being full of delicious steaks and beer.   To back track a little bit…after waiting out five days of high winds and accumulations of snow…

Back in Talkeetna

Everyone flew off the mountain last night back to the relative civilization of Talkeetna.   They were all pretty tired after a long night of travel.   It was a good effort by all the climbers, but the weather just never cooperated to allow them to reach the summit.  We’ll get a good trip recap posted from…

Everybody is in base camp

They are all in base camp this morning and just waiting for flights now.  They had a bit of a tedious journey down this morning, breaking trail in the new snow and pretty bad visibility early in the day, but they didn’t have too much problem with crevasses, and are happy to be in base…

Heading to base camp

All of our climbers are on the way to base camp this morning.  They left late last night, and have been working their way around the crevasses of the lower Kahiltna glacier and are almost to base camp this morning.   It has been a bit of work, with challenging conditions and weather (again) but…

June 26 Team Heading Down

They had a stormy, snowy night last night again at high camp and after a windy morning they are heading down.   It’s been a bit disappointing for the team, but they gave it their best shot and sometimes the weather just doesn’t allow you to get to the summit.  With the snow and the…