May 28 Team–Sorry, Recording Failed

Unfortunately, due to the vagaries of satellite phone communication, today’s trip report was cut short. But I felt that friends and family of the team would like to hear Ryan’s voice, however brief….

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May 21 Team at High Camp!

It sounds like it was a long, but good, day for the May 21 Team as they pushed up to High Camp 17,200′. The team is moving well and guide Jesse reports that everyone is in good spirits and excited to finally be at High Camp. After the big move, the team will now rest,…

June 1 Team at Base Camp

It was skills day at Base Camp for the June 1 Team. Lead Guide Sebastian Grau reviewed glacier travel skills with the team and each team member prepared his/her sled for the move to Camp1. The Team plans to make their move to Camp 1 in the early hours of the morning, around 3:30 AM,…

May 25 Team Backcarry from 14,000 ft Camp

Dan Starr called in the evening expedition dispatch for our May 25th Denali team this evening. They are settled in at the 14,000 ft camp and today went back down to pick up the cache of food and fuel they left a couple of days ago at 13,500ft. It’s a relatively short day so everyone…

May 18 Denali Team at High Camp

They May 18th team spent the day resting and recovering at high camp today after a big climb yesterday to 17,200ft. The weather is beautiful, and looks like it will continue to be great for a few more days, so they are hoping to get to the summit tomorrow after this day of rest. They…

June 1 Team at Denali Base Camp

The June 1 Denali West Buttress team is off to a great start!  They had a beautiful day and flew into basecamp on the Southeast fork of the Kahiltna Glacier on schedule today.  The flight from Talkeetna takes about 45 minutes and takes climbers from the warm summer weather up to 7000 ft where they…