Wrapping it up!

Hello everyone! This is Joe Butler with the final post for the May 12 Denali expedition.  I want to congratulate all the members of our team!  Although everyone did not make the summit,  I strongly believe the expedition was a success as a whole.  The team worked great together and everyone returned home safe and…

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May 15 trip- a wrapup

Greetings happy readers, Well things finished up well for our expedition, making it off the glacier all together (fingers and toes).  We had a total of 7 successful summiteers reaching the highest point in North America on Memorial Day. I’m sure every one is back to their normal routine, with perhaps a few reminders (healing…

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May 29 team- a hello from high camp!

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Alaska Adaptive: calling from advance basecamp

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May 31 team- checking in from 14k

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May 31 team: carried to 16,400′

The expedition, by reports from other teams at 14 camp, moved strong and fast to make their cache on the ridge at 16,400′ and are all happily back in camp.  That would put them in line for a rest day tomorrow.

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May 29 team- rest day at 14k

Durny reports a great rest day at 14,200′, eating big and walking around camp visiting other expeditions and repacking gear for the move to high camp. At 10pm guide Yoshiko Miyazaki left 14 camp with Grant and James to descend to basecamp. Everything is ok, Grant and James decided they were happy with their trip…

Alaska Adaptive: checking in from the Eldridge

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