The weather continues to be uncooperative up on Denali and the team watched it snow most of the day today. They have been patient and hopefully that will pay off as the weather is expected to improve a bit tomorrow and they hope to move to high camp soon. recording
Sean called in at the end of another snowy day hoping for clearing tomorrow! recording JY is back in Anchorage after descending with guide Mike Thurk and flying off the mountain earlier today.
JY is in Talkeetna, having made a safe descent from 14k. Suzanne and her guide team are at camp 3 and plan to move up to high camp as soon as the weather improves.
The traverse team moved down the ridge and the fixed lines today and are at 14,200′.
Bad weather is holding the team at camp 3. They plan to move high as soon as the weather permits.
Bart and Paul called in from high camp to let us all know what they are planning to do, as they are rapidly running out of food, fuel and time. Those of you who speak Dutch are fortunate, as Paul lost the satellite signal at exactly the right moment to keep us English speakers in…
Kari called in on her birthday, and I suspect, from her post, that her biggest birthday wish right now, should the wind not blow out her birthday candle before she gets a chance to do so, would be for a change of scenery! Patience, Kari… patience…! George is heading down today, which Kari references. He’s…
The June 3 team traveled down the Kahiltna to pick up their cache of food and gear. The plan for today is to carry a load up around Windy Corner today, weather permitting.
A change of plans: JY has decided to descend down to basecamp and off of Denali; he sustained a sprained ankle yesterday, the injury precluded him from climbing higher. He is descending with a Mountain Trip guide and plans to be in basecamp tomorrow. The rest of the team will continue up higher from camp…