Trip Reports

JUNE 24 TEAM AT 14,200 FT

Yesterday Karin from South Africa called in a report from the June 24th team. She said that they had lots of wind and approximately 3 ft of new snow at camp. The team will allow the snow to settle and the weather to clear before moving up to high camp at 17,000 ft. The team…


Yesterday the Rib team rested and hydrated, waiting for a break in the weather. Marty reported high winds and new snow, but also a positive change in barometric pressure which may indicate improving weather. If things look good today, Tuesday, the team will mobilize and start heading up. Here’s Marty: recording


Late yesterday evening Marty called in to report that the team is safety at 16,200 ft camp. They had a big day moving from 14,200 to 16,200, but the team was moving well and they successfully navigated some tricky sections of the route. After some rest, the team plans to make a summit push n…

June 17th Team at 7,800 ft/Camp 1

They are working their way down the mountain, but once again the weather isn’t cooperating with the climbers, and they are at 7,800 ft waiting for the snow to stop before continuing to base camp.  They descended to Camp 1 late last night, and set up tents as the snowfall intensity picked up.  It continued…

W. Rib Team Checking In

The team checked in from the W. Rib and they are doing great.  They’ve made a carry up as high as the 16,200 camp on the 6th.  They hope to move up there in a couple of days, but it looks like some weather might be coming in for a few days. Here’s Marty. recording