May 15 West Buttress Team — At High Camp

Climber Paul Kreiner called in an update for the Mountain Trip May 15 Denali West Buttress team, who has made it to High Camp at 17,200! After a long storm that blanketed the Alaska Range in several feet of snow, accompanied by high winds, sub-zero temperatures and low visibility that prohibited teams from moving, the…


May 13 Denali Team On The SUMMIT!!!

Congratulations to our May 15th “All Starr Team!”  They called from the summit of Denali in two separate messages, after working hard through weeks of adverse weather and intense cold.

Great work guys!  We’ll let them share their day in their own words.

Here is the team!!!

And the rest of the team!

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West Rib Team SUMMIT!!!

Lead Guide Sebastian “Seba” Grau called from the summit of Denali!!! The team climbed up to the top of North America in just under seven hours today, starting out in cold temperatures, but light winds.  They enjoyed a clear, beautiful day as they made their way up the last 3000′ to the summit.  Today is…

May 29 Denali Team Moved To Camp 1!

Lead Guide Eli Potter called in from Camp 1 on the Kahiltna Glacier.  He describes today as a “Goldilocks Day,” not too hot and not too cold.  The trail was firm and made for relatively easy travel as the team hiked about five miles up the 44 mile long Kahiltna Glacier. The vastness of the…