Same story, stormy weather

Not much movement today on Denali, they were hoping for slightly improved weather today, but woke to new snow and even more wind this morning.  It was another day of the same sort of weather they’ve been experiencing.   Everyone is doing fine, but patience is wearing thin.  It is often the most difficult part…

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Blue skies, but wind today

They woke up to blue skies this morning, but the wind was raging up higher on the mountain throughout most of the day.  Jared called in this afternoon to get the forecast, which isn’t any better for the next several days.   They are still doing well, and trying to stay motivated to be up there,…

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June 28th team having a good time, but stuck due to weather

Here’s Mike with another call from the June 28th team.  It’s nice to hear some different voices sometimes.   It sounds like they are having a good time in spite of their weather difficulties.

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Another day of snow at 14,200 ft

They are trying to keep themselves busy up at Camp 3 as they wait for the weather to change so they can move up to high camp.   It was another windy, cloudy, and snowy day up there.  They spent some of the afternoon today in “crevasse rescue school”.   Joe went over several different techniques for…

June 28 team on weather hold

It was another windy day on the upper reaches of Denali today, so the crew is sitting tight at 14,200 ft.   They woke up this morning ready to climb to high camp, but the wind and snow kept them in camp today.   They are all doing great, but they are anxious to get climbing again. …

Weather hold for June 26th team

They woke up to wind and snow again this morning, and weren’t able to try for the top today.  The wind settled down a bit this afternoon around the 17,000 ft level where they are camped, but it continued to blow above them.   Tomorrow they’ll do it all again and hope for a better day.

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