May 9 Team at Denali Base Camp

Lead guide Joe Butler called in from the May 9 Denali West Buttress team to report that they flew in to base camp and are settled in on a beautiful evening.  They plan to head up towards Camp 1 tomorrow, and will be calling in with updates from their expedition each night.  Click the link…

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Team DSUSA at Camp 1

Paul called in this evening with the update from the DSUSA team.  They moved up to Camp 1 on the Kahiltna glacier today hauling all of their gear, food/fuel, and equipment in their packs and in sleds they hauled behind.  It’s always a tough day, which Paul described as grueling, but they are enjoying the…

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Zahid Denali Team at 14,000 ft Camp

Lead guide Eli called in today from the 14,000 ft camp on Denali to report in for the Zahid brothers West Buttress expedition.  They had a rest day today, acclimatizing and recovering from a -30 f (-34 c) night up high on Denali.  It’s started off as a pretty cold season in the Alaska Range…

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May 7th DSUSA Team at Denali Base Camp

Paul called in from the base camp of Denali on the South East fork of the Kahiltna glacier reporting that they were all in camp and enjoying their first evening in the Alaska Range! After a day of waiting out the weather in Talkeetna, they were excited to get onto the mountain and get settled…

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