Trip Reports

Call from Camp 3!

Greg Mellon began the call early this morning, about 5:45 a.m. Colorado time. They had made it to Camp 3, and were enjoying a special dinner and some LaBatts beer from Canada! Listen to the latest![audio:http://mountaintrip.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/05/91eef8c9d11b6d9e41b3d7bee02763f789861c6e1.mp3]

At 14,200′ Camp!

The team moved up and around Windy Corner today, establishing themselves in the broad basin of the 14,200′ camp.  This is an important step in a West Buttress expedition, as climbers are at an elevation where they can spend a number of days acclimatizing and preparing themselves for the upper mountain. They had a big…

Meet Our May 15th Team.

Welcome to the dispatch blog for Mountain Trip’s May 15th West Buttress expedition.  A team of nine climbers and three of our guides have gathered in Southcentral Alaska and are now in the process of attempting to climb to the summit of North America’s highest mountain. Let’s meet the team! Nicholas Bailey Ted Watrous Lar…