May 17 West Buttress at Camp Two

Mountain Trip guide Ty Guarino called in an update on the May 17 team, who moved camp up to 11,200′ – Camp Two. Today they will head down for a backcarry to retrieve their cache, near Denali Pass at around 10,500′.

Here’s Ty!

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Jay West Buttress Team arrives at Camp One

Climber Leah Jay called in an update on the team from Camp One at 7,800′ after their move from base camp at 7,200′. While the day’s journey up the glacier doesn’t have much vertical rise, it winds through the lower section of glacier on a moderate slope for several miles, with large crevasse fields on…