May 22 Team – Mike Calls from 7,800′

Mike Beuerlein called in from 7,800′ with a report that it is, indeed, cold on Denali!  The team is at Camp 1, on the broad Kahiltna Glacier, where the weather has been challenging today.  Snow has been falling in earnest and the temperatures are chilly! Today, the team climbed up to about 10,200′, where they…

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West Rib Team Checks in from 14,200′

With a very detailed installment of “How The Mountain Turns,” Lead Guide Pablo Puruncajas called in with an update on the resourcefulness of our West Rib team, in the face of really tough weather and conditions. Heavy snow and high winds caused the team to reevaluate their planned route.  The approach to the Wets Rib…

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May 14 Denali Team

The winter condition continue to hem guides and clients in at higher camps, as conditions prevent them from traveling safely up the mountain. Jerry, a client on the May 14 trip called in with an update on their stay at camp at 11,800 ft. The team spent the day getting a little exercise on a…

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