It sounds like the team had a very nice day, moving up to 11,200′ today. Birgitte sounds like she is in great spirits and enjoyed the hard work of the day. I cannot vouch for what she passed along in the latter half of her post, as my Danish is pretty rusty. Her er Birgitte!…Details
Grant called in to report that the team moved up to high camp at 17,200′. This is a very long, hard day, and it sounded like the fixed lines leading to the top of the ridge were quite busy with climbers who had been stacked up during the long spell of inclement weather some days…Details
Peter Horseman called in a report from 14,200′. The team had a long, challenging, but successful summit day yesterday, with all members reaching the top! They spent about an hour on the summit, which is a rare opportunity on Denali. They moved down to 14,200′ and will continue down to the airstrip at 7,200′, traveling…Details
We just received word that the team headed out of High Camp at approximately 10 AM today. The team is strong and the weather is favorable, so they are giving it a shot. Best of luck to everyone and the team will be in our thoughts today!
Congratulations to the team on a successful summit yesterday evening. We don’t have a lot of details, but we know that the team reached the top of Denali at 20, 320 feet at approximately 8 PM last night. All team members descended safely and are resting at High Camp.
Mary called in the report tonight. The team cached equipment and supplies at 16,400 feet yesterday, and exhausting effort, and today they are enjoying a well deserved rest day at 14,000 feet. It sounds like the team is enjoying the beautiful views of Foraker and sitting in the sunshine. Not so bad!
Today the team moved up to High Camp at 17,000 feet. It’s a long, hard day of climbing and it sounds like everyone did great and is feeling really good. Bob reports that the team is being well taken care of by the guide team, they are eating well and preparing for the next step…
We heard from the May 3 Team late last night. They pushed up towards the summit yesterday, but the weather deteriorated as they climbed. They reached a prominent flat area known as The Football Field at about 19,500′, but the winds above them were guarding the final 800′ of the mountain too ferociously. They are…