On the summit!

Pi and Qobin are on the summit right now, taking pictures and enjoying the view.  They have a long descent but will work their way down carefully and methodically.  They will let me know when they reach high camp safely.

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On the summit!

Mike just called a few minutes ago from the summit of Denali, with his entire team standing around.  Everyone in the expedition did well on the ascent, and Mike will give a call when everyone is back in camp.

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West Rib Team – SUMMIT!

We just heard from one of our teams at 14,200′ that the West Rib team reached the summit and have descended to about 2 hours from their high camp.  Guide Eric Larson reported that they it was a beautiful summit day and that the team is moving well on their descent.  They have only one…

En Route to the Top!

We got a call a couple of hours ago (sorry I was in town away from the computer) that Joerg, Kelly and Eric climbed out of the upper portion of the West Rib and onto the broad summit plateau at about 2:00pm AK time.  This would have put them on the summit an hour or…

Summit bid

After patiently waiting for three days at high camp, Mike feels that conditions are good enough to attempt a summit bid.  They are teamed up with another Mountain Trip team and will travel together throughout the day.  Stay tuned for updates.

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Summit attempt

Pi, Zack and Qobin are leaving high camp in a few minutes to see if conditions will permit a summit bid.  They are joined by another Mountain Trip team who have been holding at high camp for a few days, and they all plan to travel together today.  They are going to keep me updated,…