Trip Reports

May 8 Team – Summit to High Camp!

The first Mountain Trip team of the season to reach the summit of Denali 20,300 ft (6187 m) has safely descended back to their High Camp 17,200 ft (5242 m) for a well-deserved hot meal and sleep in a warm tent! Tap below to hear guide, Chris Dickson, with the full update – his stoke…

May 7 Team – Greetings from High Camp

Mountain Trip guide, Marcus, radio-ed in with greetings from the team’s high point of Camp 4 17,200 ft (5242 m)! Way to go, team! With two other Mountain Trip teams fresh off the summit of Denali yesterday the stoke is high and this team is patiently evaluating their weather window for their own summit bid…

May 17 Team – Arrived at Camp 3

The May 17 Team called in with exciting news that they have successfully moved from Camp 2 11,000 ft (3353 m) to Camp 3 14,200 ft (4328 m) today! En route, they picked up their gear cache above Windy Corner 13,000 ft (3962 m) before pulling into their destination for the day with heavy packs…

May 21 Team – Cache at Kahiltna Pass

The May 21 Team is feeling strong after hauling loads up Kahiltna Pass and digging in a gear cache for themselves. This day of the trip starts with the team heading out of Camp 1 7,800 ft (m) and carrying loads up the 1,800 ft (548 m) Ski Hill. This is a moderately difficult carry…

May 10 Team – Officially Summited!

Mountain Trip guide, Logan called in with just another daily update. Just kidding, today is extra special and the news is legendary! The May 10 Team has officially achieved their expedition objective and summited Denali 20,300 ft (6187 m), the tallest peak in North America! Tap the recording link below to hear their dispatch from…

May 10 Team – Dispatch from High Camp

Mountain trip guide Logan called in with great news from our May 10 Team. The crew reached High Camp 17,200 ft in beautiful weather early yesterday afternoon after climbing 3000 ft. steep terrain from Camp 3 14,200. This is a huge accomplishment and the climbers should be proud of how far they’ve come! Not only…

May 8 Team – Aiming for Summit Day

The May 8 Team successfully moved out of Camp 3 14,200 ft (4328 m) to Camp 4 17,200 ft (5242 m). Also known as “High Camp” this is the highest-elevation camp on the West Buttress Route. The team is in stellar shape after acclimatizing gradually over the last two weeks when they arrived at base…

May 7 Team – Sights Set On High Camp

The May 7 Team is in high spirits after a wonderful rest day at Camp 3 14,200 ft (m) before they make their move to High Camp 17,200 ft (m). This will involve the team repeating yesterday’s journey up the Headwall and fixed lines to pick up their 16,100 ft gear cache and continue on…