May 14 Denali Team at Camp 1

Mountain Trip Guide Sebastian Grau checked in from Camp 1 on behalf of his May 14 Denali West Buttress Expedition The team had a long, grueling travel day, over six and a half hours over the glacier, to reach their first camp up the Kahiltna Glacier. He said everyone was looking and feeling healthy and…

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May 6 Denali Team Update

Guide Yoshiko checked in for the May 6 Denali Team, who has been making their way up the West Buttress route for 12 days now. They completed a high supply cache at around 15,500 ft., where Yoshiko said they had a spectacular panoramic view of the rugged mountains around them. The team must be thankful…

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2016 Everest Expedition back at Camp 2

Vanessa called to check in on behalf of the Mountain Trip 2016 Everest Expedition early this morning. She said that they had an especially hard day after leaving Everest BC, successfully climbing all the way from Base Camp up to Camp 2 through several difficult sections beneath a relentless sun. They were fortunate enough to enjoy…

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May 6 Denali Team Update

Don Lashley, a member of Mountain Trip’s May 6 Denali West Buttress Expedition called in from Camp 3 with an update on the team’s progress. Yesterday the team made the trek back down to 13,400 ft. to retrieve a cache of supplies that they left lower on the mountain. They stayed the night last night…

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May 11 Denali Team Update

Mountain Trip guide Joe Butler called to check in on behalf of the May 11 West Buttress Expedition on Denali yesterday evening. Yesterday, after successfully moving from Camp 1 at 7,800 ft. up to Camp 2 at 11,800 ft., the team retrieved a cache of supplies down at 10,500 ft. to support them on their…

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May 14 Denali Team Update

The May 14 Denali West Buttress team checked in from Base Camp yesterday evening, reporting that everyone was doing well and looking forward to beginning their trip up the mountain. They reported that the weather on the lower glacier is “very hot and very sunny.” Although the team feels like it’s a scorcher out there,…

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May 14 Denali Team Update

Guide Sebastian Grau called to check in on behalf of the May 14 West Buttress Expedition. They had some storm delays before the flight into the range, and since they’re travelling by small planes, played it safe rather than sorry. A second, later flight brought them safely to the glacier. The team arrived a little…

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May 6 Denali Team Update

Mario Roncador of Italy, one of the climbers on the May 6 Denali West Buttress Expedition, called to check in yesterday evening, May 15. Mario said that the team had a beautiful, successful climb up from Camp 2 at 11,000 ft. to Camp 3 at 14,000 ft. They arrived to a lot of fresh snowfall…

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