It was a bit snowy and windy today on Denali, but this evening the weather broke and they are enjoying beautiful views from high camp. They are ready to go for the summit, and if the weather continues to cooperate, they’ll leave tomorrow morning. Everyone is doing great, and getting excited to give it a…Details
The crew spent a day watching the snow fall and wind blow today up at 17,200 ft on Denali. They got out of their tents to walk about a bit, and fortify the snow block walls that they have protecting their tents, but it was mostly a tent day. They are doing great, but bad…Details
Our friends at Talkeetna Air Taxi flew into base camp and picked up our crew just a short time ago. They are all back in Talkeetna now and heading over to the Road House for one of their legendary breakfasts!
They had a day to rest, recover, and acclimate today at 17,200 ft. It was snowing for much of the day, so it was a good day to relax. They are hoping for a nice morning tomorrow for a shot at the summit!
Hello everyone and thank you for following our expedition. First of all I wanted to say thank you to all of the members of our expedition. This was a group that worked very hard together as a team. Although we did have some weather days in town before we flew out and at 11,200’camp we…
They had a bit of snow today, but they were able to carry loads of food and fuel up to the ridge at 16,400 ft today. This is often a pretty difficult and physical day and everybody did really well. They are set up now to move up to high camp after a recovery day…
Durny called in from 7,800 ft tonight where they are waiting for a good freeze so they can head down to base camp. They still hope to be able to move tonight after it cools off.
Here’s Durny.[audio:http://mountaintrip.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/07/audio-post-2011-07-10-06-13-09.mp3|titles=Audio Post]
llIt was a day of recovery and acclimatization for the June 28 team at camp 3 today. They relaxed, slept in, ate we, and practiced for going up the fixed ropes tomorrow. It sounds like they are having a good time up there, and excited to carry a load of food and fuel up to…
They had a big day today, moving up 3,000 ft of some of the most challenging terrain on the route. They did great, but are tired tonight and looking forward to a rest day tomorrow.
Here’s Tyler from the June 26 team.[audio:http://mountaintrip.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/07/audio-post-2011-07-10-04-21-19.mp3|titles=Audio Post]