Jared here, I just wanted to write a closing message to this trip. After a great start to what was sure to be an amazing trip up the West Rib I unexpectedly became sick with signs of Pulmonary Edema low on the mountain. With out too many options for recovery where we were at 7800…Details
We heard from Nick just a few minutes ago. He, Joe Ceurvorst, Angela Martz, and Dallas McKinley all reached the summit yesterday! The weather is still holding and it looks like the rest of the team, or some of the rest of the team, will begin to make an attempt in the next few minutes. …Details
The Mountain Trip Everest Team is in Camp 2 now and will be off to Camp 3 tomorrow morning. This is our summit go starting early tomorrow and everyone is excited! Came up to Camp 2 yesterday and have taken a rest/acclimatization day today. Tim, Joerg, Albert, Jacob and Scott will head for Everest and…Details
Here are some images that might help you all have a btter sense of the terrain that your friends and family are traveling through.
Kim called in from their second camp, Employing a rhyme, like a rapping champ, Giving us all the updates and shizzle, When the sat phone connection began to fizzle! Alas, we’ll wait for the end of her rhyme, And hope she provides it when she calls next time. We hope her call will get all…
The Lucky Lindy expedition traveled down the glacier to retrieve their cache of food at 13,500′.
John called in to report a mellow day at 14,200′: the team moved down the glacier to their cache at 13,600′ and carried the load back to camp 3.
The Tyler expedition took an active rest day today, to get one more day of acclimatization before attempting to move to high camp.
Lead guide Nick Shepherd called in today at 6:30pm to report being just below Pig Hill. The team, consisting of Nick, Dallas, Angela and Joe; they were all continuing up for the final leg of the ascent: Pig Hill, the summit ridge, and the summit itself.
Lead guide Eric Larson and the entire expedition flew onto the Southeast Fork of the Kahiltna Glacier today.