Trip Reports

May 5 Team Staying Warm at Camp 1

Bernd Horsman called in with the first audio post of our 2013 Denali season!  Apparently, it has been quite chilly at night, and some of his call is about strategies they are devising to stay warm, as it was -14C (7F) in his tent this morning.   Heck, that’s a balmy day on Denali!! Bernd’s…

Acclimitizing in Camp 2

Were up again in Camp 2 getting ready to go on up to Camp 3 in the next couple days. Lots of people here now between C2 and C3. This is our longest rotation up high, 6-7 days. After this one, we will be ready to summit! Our Sherpa team moved Oxygen and tents up…

Island Peak

Hello everyone! We are back in Pheriche after a solid attempt to climb Island Peak. On April 30th we hiked to Island Peak Base Camp and set up shop. We woke at 12 am and Ben, Tom, Sonam, and I left for the climb. After 3.5 hours of climbing (nearly 3000 ft of elevation gain)…