Trip Reports

June 22 ski team

The crew is doing great, and were able to cache some food and equipment up at 13,500 ft today in preparation for moving up to the 14,200 ft camp tomorrow.  It was a beautiful warm day, with some clouds this afternoon. Durny said that he is having a hard time getting any of the other…

June 22 ski team eating well

The ski team is doing great and eating well.  Durny called in this evening after a big Pizza dinner and they were about to have some cheesecake for desert.   It was a pretty relaxing day, they skied powder back down to their cache at 10,ooo ft this morning and brought that pile of gear back…

June 26th Team- On The Glacier!

After a day of waiting for the snow to stop falling at Base Camp, the team members of our June 26th crew loaded up and flew the 45 minute flight into the Southeast Fork of the Kahiltna Glacier this morning. We call getting stuck in Talkeetna the “Talkeetna Hang.”  This team got off pretty easy,…

Ski team moves up to 11,000 ft

Durny called in this evening from camp 2 at 11,000 ft.  They moved up this morning in whiteout conditions with snow and wind obscuring any visibility.   It snowed over a foot in the last 24 hours, so the trail from yesterday was long gone, but they were able to follow their course on the GPS…