Trip Reports

June 21 “Team Brazil” Back at Camp 3

After spending the night in High Camp after their summit attempt, Team Brazil has made it back down to Camp 3 at 14,200′ (4328m). They will rest up here, hydrate, eat something besides backpacker meals, and start making their way back down to Basecamp and soon be catching a flight back to Talkeetna. Here’s Gustavo…

June 22 Team Moves to High Camp!

This super stoked team made their way up to 17,200′ (5242m)! They are now settled into High Camp. They retraced their steps from their cache day, first starting up the Bunny Hill for a couple of hours until they reached the fixed lines. Here, they attached their ascenders and scurried up the ropes to the…

June 22 Team – Rest Day Remembrances

Well, this was kind of cool! Each team member of our June 22 West Buttress expedition took some time to share his or her favorite experiences thus far from their climb. It was really nice to hear each climber’s voice and the warmth and comradeship in their voices was pretty incredible. Today the team took…

June 15 Ski Team Final Dispatch

This is our last dispatch for the June 15 West Buttress Denali Ski team. The team has arrived back in civilization and everyone is doing well. They accomplished a pretty impressive ski descent, first from the summit at 20,310′ (6190m) to High Camp at 17,200′ (5242m). Then they descended through the Rescue Gully down to…