Final Report for the June 18 Team

Gustav and Jesse called in the final team report for the June 18 Team. It’s been a whirlwind of activity the past 24 hours: the team descended from High Camp, hiked to Base Camp, flew to Talkeetna and drove back to Anchorage. They are now enjoying a well-deserved cold beverage and sharing a final team…


Rest Day at High Camp for June 22 Team

Today the team rested, hydrated and prepared mentally and physically for another summit attempt. It’s forecasted for the winds to abate, and if so, the team will make another attempt at the summit. Fingers crossed for blue skies and calm wind!

Here’s Ahmad with the team report:

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June 18 Team Heading Back to Base Camp

Travis called to report that the team descended from High Camp to 14 Camp. The plan is to rest at 14 Camp, then continue to descend to Base Camp.

Here’s Travis:

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Summit Attempt: June 22 Team!

The day began with clear skies, but the wind picked up and the clouds rolled in and the team made the decision to retreat to High Camp. They had ascended to Zebra Rocks, which is a prominent feature above Denali Pass, before the weather kicked in. Everyone is back at camp, safe and sound, and…

June 22 Team at High Camp!

The June 22 Team made the big move from 14 Camp to High Camp at 17,200′ today. It’s a beautiful climb, the first part of the route stays almost true to the ridge line above 14 Camp and the views are stunning. The team picked up their cache of equipment and supplies at 16,400′ and…

Part 2 of June 18 Trip Report

Again, here’s Karl:


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