Trip Reports

May 8 team: in basecamp

Sean McManamy called just as he and his entire team completed their descent to basecamp, having pushed through whiteout conditions from 14 camp.  The weather between basecamp and Talkeetna was nonflyable all day yesterday, hopefully they get their break today and can return to the land of green leaves and running water.

UAE #1: weather delay at camp 2

Adam Smith sent a brief update from camp 2: no movement up due to weather.  The current weather has caused delays for all Mountain Trip teams on the mountain, requiring everyone to stay in place; at least, no one has moved up.  As a friend of mine once told me- you don’t fight your way…

UAE #2: moved to camp 1

Lead guide Dan Starr reported a successful and pleasant move with the UAE crew to camp 1.  The glacier was in good condition and the weather was good enough, and the group was just sitting down to a mountain-style meal when he called.  The team is in high spirits and plan to carry a load…