Roxana Chavez called in from the big, bustling camp at 14,200′. Today was a planned rest and acclimatization day, the first true rest day that the team has taken since starting up the glacier. They took a short hike to the edge of the basin, a spot known as “The Edge of the World,” for…Details
Rick Piette called in today, following the team’s push to the summit of Denali! The team moved up to high camp at 17,200′ on Friday, trying to get ahead of a change in the weather that looked like it was building and due to arrive on Sunday. They made the difficult decision to attempt the…Details
Alex Strauss called in the dispatch from the Mountain Trip June 2nd expedition this evening. Today they had a slightly shorter day of work as they went down from Camp 2 to the cache they’d left 2 days prior and carried their gear up the hill about an hour to camp. It was a day…Details
The team is taking a day to rest and acclimate at 11,000 ft to prepare for their move up to Camp 3 at 14,200 ft. Greg called in the team dispatch this evening and talks about the “Denali Diet” which might be a bit more decadent than you think.
Sebastian called in with an update this evening from our May 30th team. They climbed up to about 16,600 ft to cache some food and gear on the ridge leading towards high camp, before descending back to their camp at 14,200 ft. It was another beautiful day and the team did great climbing up the…
They May 30 team continues to enjoy great weather and they are moving right along. Here’s the call from Camp 3 tonight.
The May 26 team made the big move to high camp at 17,200 ft today. They are on the final push up the mountain and may go for the summit as soon as tomorrow if everyone is ready to go and the weather continues to look great.
A high pressure system has moved back over the Alaska Range and blue skies and beautiful weather are being welcomed by all the climbers. We’ve had several more teams summit, and our West Rib team reached the summit on the 5th! It’s been a super successful season for the Mountain Trip teams so far this…
The Mountain Trip June 2nd Denali team got off to a bit of a slow start, with weather delays keeping them in Talkeetna waiting to fly for a couple of days, but they are on the move now. A high pressure system has moved back over the Alaska Range, and they have taken advantage of…