June 26 Team Calls from 9,700′

Daniel Laidig called in a special message from the glacier, as well as an update on the team’s progress.  This morning, they packed up their camp and moved just shy of 2000′ up the Kahiltna, setting up their Camp 2 on a flat stretch of glacier at around 9700′.  Packing up and moving camp is…

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A SPECIAL MESSAGE FROM THE JUNE 15 TEAM

Franzi called in a special message from the June 15th team. If I spoke German I would translate, but I don’t…..so here’s Franzi!

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Also, guide Nick Aiello sent us this photo of team caching yesterday:

Nick's team headwall

 

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June 26 Team Calls From Camp 1

Jacob Schmitz called in from 7,800′, following a five hour hike up the broad Kahiltna Glacier today.  The team had been delayed a bit in Talkeetna, which enabled them to review skills in town.  The guide team was satisfied that all the climbers were ready to hit the ground running, so they moved up glacier,…

JUNE 24TH TEAM CACHES ABOVE CAMP 1

Mountain Trip guide Josh Garner called in the team’s report today. They team moved a load of equipment and supplies up the glacier to approximately 10,500′. The team is feeling good and moving well, and the plan is to move to Camp 2 tomorrow.

Here’s Josh:

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SUMMIT—TEAM GILDOR

Unfortunately the satellite phone call is garbled, but the message is clear—–SUMMIT for the Gildor Team! Congratulations to the team and save travels back to Base Camp.

Here’s Omri:

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