Trip Reports

West Rib Team – Rested and Ready to Summit!

Brad McHose called in from the team’s 17,200 foot High Camp. The team rested today, building their base of acclimatization ahead of their planned summit bid in the coming days. It was a cold and windy day in camp. The team supported other Mountain Trip teams that pushed to, or attempted, the summit today. From…

June 15 West Buttress Team — on the SUMMIT!

Lead guide Aaron Diamond calls in from the summit of Denali @ 20,310′! All team members have successfully climbed to the summit together and as you can hear the winds howl in the background, Aaron shows his enthusiasm for where they stand. The team should be back in cell service in Talkeetna within the next…

June 20 Team Caches at Windy Corner

Unfortunately today’s trip report was garbled, but the team cached a load of equipment and supplies around Windy Corner at 13,200′. Windy Corner did not live up to its name today, the team enjoyed fair weather for the ascent. The plan is to move to 14 Camp tomorrow, weather permitting.   Here’s today’s report: recording