Sylvia called in a very nice post this evening from the camp at 17,200′ (5244m). It snowed today, and the team rested from their big day making a push up the ridge to their high camp. It is common to plan on spending a day resting and acclimatizing before considering making a bid for the…Details
The June 17th team moved up to high camp yesterday. It was a big day for the crew as they gained about 3,000 ft and negotiated the steepest sections of the route. Shlomo Waser made the a difficult decision to turn around, and he and guides Ted and Ian are heading back down the mountain.…Details
Kim called in to report that the team arrived back at high camp around midnight last night after a successful summit bid. Everyone ate and slept, and now they are packing up and heading down to 14,000 ft camp. Kim reports everyone is happy, healthy, and doing well!
Yesterday the team did a “back carry” where they went back down the hill to pick up the cache they left a couple of days ago, and brought all that gear up to camp. Back carry days are usually relatively easy days and teams can sleep in and have a leisurely morning, with just a…
Yesterday the June 24th team moved up and around windy corner to 13,500 ft to cache gear and supplies. They returned to 11,000 ft camp where they spent the night. Slowly and surely they are working their way up the mountain.
The entire team is standing on the summit of Denali now (about 7 pm AK time)!!! It’s been a beautiful day and they are doing great. They’re enjoying the views from the top for a few more minutes and then heading back down to high camp. Congratulations!! Listen to Sebastian calling from the top of…
The team reached basecamp this morning and flew out to Talkeetna shortly after. They are now on their way back to Anchorage for a shower and a well deserved sleep.
We’ll get one of the guides to post a final re-cap in the coming days.
Welcome back guys!
Duncan and his guides reached basecamp this morning and flew out to Talkeetna. They are already on their way back to Anchorage.
We’ll ask one of the guides to do a final dispatch and trip recap when they recover tomorrow.
Welcome back Duncan, Caitlin and Dan!