West Buttress is open

Just a test of the Denali News. The WB is NOT closed!

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At 14,200′ Camp!

The team moved up and around Windy Corner today, establishing themselves in the broad basin of the 14,200′ camp.  This is an important step in a West Buttress expedition, as climbers are at an elevation where they can spend a number of days acclimatizing and preparing themselves for the upper mountain. They had a big…

Call from Art, Bob, Markus, Grant, and Ariel!

Hello followers!  We got a call on the 16th from the team. First on the audio is Art who gives us a run-down of their day, the dinner, and the plan for tomorrow.  They sound like they’re having a blast !

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Meet Our May 15th Team.

Welcome to the dispatch blog for Mountain Trip’s May 15th West Buttress expedition.  A team of nine climbers and three of our guides have gathered in Southcentral Alaska and are now in the process of attempting to climb to the summit of North America’s highest mountain. Let’s meet the team! Nicholas Bailey Ted Watrous Lar…

Call from Bill at Camp 2

Bill Allen called in a somewhat intelligible post from Camp 2 on their summit push. The plan is to move to Camp 3 today.

Hear Bill!

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