Trip Reports

West Rib Climber Alga returns to Seattle

Climber Alga Nothern called in an update after flying off the mountain earlier this week from the West Rib expedition. Alga encountered some serious complications from altitude and was forced to make the tough but necessary call to leave the mountain. After descending quickly back to Anchorage, he is feeling much better. This affliction is…

June 22nd West Buttress Team — At Camp 1

Jed calls in from Camp 1 on the Kahiltna Glacier. After landing at Basecamp yesterday they launched immediately to stay ahead of the storm and arrived at Camp 1. They are now sitting in the weather and hoping to cache gear up near Kahiltna Pass tomorrow to continue their climb up the tallest mountain in…