Trip Reports

May 30 Team Moves to High Camp

The weather has finally improved and the May 30th team has moved up from 14,000 ft basin where they’ve been waiting it out for several days.   They are excited to be climbing again, and had a beautiful day to climb up out of the basin, and onto the spectacular and exposed ridge that takes them…

June 7 team moved to Camp 1

After some delays and frustrations to start the trip, the team is moving right along now and happy to be in the mountains!  They had a beautiful day to move to Camp 1 today and everyone did great and got the job done.  They didn’t gain a lot of altitude today, but moved all of…

Meet the June 10 Williams Team

One of the great pleasures of guiding Denali is having the opportunity to work with some amazing guides.  Jim Williams is one such guide, a long time high altitude guide who has mentored many of the younger guides working on big, cold mountains today. Mountain Trip is thrilled to have Jim working as part of…

MAY 30 TEAM HOLDING AT 14 CAMP

It sounds like the team has been enjoying the relative comfort of 14 Camp located in the beautiful Genet Basin. In between napping, reading, and eating, the team has been practicing skills they will use to ascend the upper mountain.  The route above 14 Camp climbs 1,400′ of moderately steep snow before reaching the steepest…