Trip Reports

May 18 Team Moves to Camp 2

Heather called in to report some exciting news. The team was feeling so strong that they decided to move right up to Camp 2 from Camp 1! Typically, teams will move in what we call “expedition style”. Which is when a team moves to camp, then the next day they choose some gear and supplies…

May 8 Team Rest Day at Camp 3

Josh updates us from 14,200′ (4328m) to report that the team enjoyed a well earned rest day today. They walked out to the “Edge of the World” which is where Camp 3 suddenly drops 6,000′ (1828m) to the Southeast Fork of the Kahiltna below. This dramatic drop offers fantastic views, and a nice way to…

May 18 Denali Team Moves To Camp 1

Mountain Trip guide Chris Dickson called in from 7,800 feet on the Kahiltna Glacier after the members of our May 18 West Buttress expedition hiked five miles over five hours to arrive at the site of their Camp 1. Conditions on the lower glacier were pretty perfect, with a firm trail and not too much…

May 8 Team Carries Up The Headwall

Julian Howe called in a great dispatch with an Anniversary message to his wife. On behalf of the entire Mountain Trip Family – Happy Anniversary to the Howes!!!  The team took advantage of amazing weather to carry loads up to the spectacular ridge that is the West Buttress. They climbed up moderate snow for about…