Trip Reports

Upper West Rib Team – at 11,200′

The Upper Rib Team made short work of their back carry day today, skiing (while roped) down to their cache site, where they had left some supplies the day before.  The team is traveling on skis, which is one potential benefit of a small, private team like this one; however, the National Park Service does…

MAY 26 TEAM CACHING AT 13,500 FT

The May 26th Team is on the move today, ferrying a load of equipment and supplies from Camp 2 at 11,200 ft to a cache at 13,500 ft. They have been making good time up the glacier! Yesterday they “back carried” which means they brought a load of equipment and supplies from their cache at…

MAY 16TH TEAM TO THE SUMMIT!

Yoshiko called this morning to report that the May 16th Team is headed to the summit! The team worked through cold and windy conditions yesterday to move from 14 Camp to High Camp at 17,200, but they still made good time—about 7 hours.They arrived at High Camp in the late afternoon, set up camp, and…

MAY 22ND TEAM AT 14 CAMP

The May 22nd Team called in a nice report today, but unfortunately the satellite connection wasn’t very good and the report ended up garbled. This happens a lot in the mountains, where there is lots of big obstacles interfering with the satellite connection.  That being said, we are able to discern that the team arrived…