May 31 team- Sean and Shaun are in town

After a very engaging descent from 14,200′ to basecamp and some time waiting for flyable weather the Seans got picked up by a Mountain Trip vehicle and are safely in Anchorage.

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May 24 team- not there yet

Right now a raft should be drawing near the traverse crew, who are still stuck on the wrong side of the McKinley, which is still swollen by sustained rainfall.  Once they make it across and walk the 2.2 miles to Wonder Lake they will catch a bus to the Denali national Park entrance where our…

Marrooned at high camp

Durny calls in the post for yesterday- still at high camp. They received about a foot of new snow and temps in the -15 to 5 above 0 degrees Farenheit range. The forecast looks favorable for a Friday summit bid.

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May 31st Team gets creative at camp

The crew is still waiting out the weather, but in their idle time, have given us an audio tour of what life sounds like at camp. Crinkle, flap flap flap, clank.

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May 31 team- hanging out

Snow and wind is keeping the May 31 team in their tents today.  Let’s hope for some better weather down the road…

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May 29 crew- waiting

Bad weather across the range kept the May 29 crew sitting tight in high camp as the snow fell and the wind blew.  Let’s hope for better weather down the road….

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Alaska Adaptive team- having fun

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Alaska Adaptive team- Drew checks in

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May 24 Traverse team

The team is hiking on tundra less than 24 hrs. from their pickup at the Denali National Park gate.  If everything goes smooth they should be in the Mountain Trip van headed to Anchorage by 3pm tomorrow.

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