This team continues to be exceptionally strong. They called in from high camp to say a hello after having moved into a camp recently vacated by another Mountain Trip team. Everyone is feeling great despite the altitude, and are looking forward to another good night of sleep.
The May 12 and May 15th expeditions have all flown off the glacier and are in Anchorage getting dropped off at various B&Bs, probably jumping in the shower and enjoying such things as running water and indoor plumbing. Stay tuned for a wrapup blog entry from the guide teams, maybe with some photos!
Video from the summit! Beautiful day at over 29,000 ft!
Posted by Scott Woolums
Welcome to the end of the season from Kathmandu! Everything has been wrapped up here. With all members back home or on their way. The weather has changed here to very Monsoony! Warm with afternoon thunderstorms. Its actually very nice, not as crowded, with lots of good friends here. A very good season, 100% success…
After a long day and a methodical descent, the entire expedition is back in camp and eating a well-deserved meal in their tents, the entire team made the summit. People are tired but doing well, the focus now is to get everyone fed and as rehydrated as possible before they go to sleep. Rest up…
The May 31st expedition is waiting out some inclement weather in Talkeetna, so they are enjoying a rest day and will be ready to fly tomorrow morning as soon as the weather improves. Think good weather thoughts….
Durny called in the following update from 7,800′ (2380m):[audio:http://mountaintripdenali2011.files.wordpress.com/2011/06/audio-post-2011-06-02-07-46-42.mp3|titles=Audio Post]
After moving all day down the Kahiltna in low visibility conditions, Zach and the entire group are in basecamp, waiting to fly to Talkeetna at the earliest possible chance. The weather is socked in, with reports of intermittent rain throughout the day, but Talkeetna Air Taxi will launch planes as soon as the weather lets…