Trip Reports

June 12 team- at 7,800′ camp

Kevin Koprek and team were able to travel the increasingly broken lower section of the Kahiltna glacier overnight when conditions were frozen, so snow quality made for great walking.  Now they are established within a wanded and probed perimeter, most likely sleeping as I write this, getting ready to carry some gear and food ahead…

May 24 team- not there yet

Right now a raft should be drawing near the traverse crew, who are still stuck on the wrong side of the McKinley, which is still swollen by sustained rainfall.  Once they make it across and walk the 2.2 miles to Wonder Lake they will catch a bus to the Denali national Park entrance where our…

Marrooned at high camp

Durny calls in the post for yesterday- still at high camp. They received about a foot of new snow and temps in the -15 to 5 above 0 degrees Farenheit range. The forecast looks favorable for a Friday summit bid. [audio:http://mountaintripdenali2011.files.wordpress.com/2011/06/audio-post-2011-06-16-04-23-09.mp3|titles=Audio Post]