MEET THE JUNE 7 TEAM!

We are pleased to welcome the team members of our 9th Denali team of the 2015 climbing season.  The team consists of climbers from points around the world, as far away as the Czech Republic and New Zealand.  Climbing a big, cold mountain such as Denali entails a lot of preparation, as well as a…

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MAY 26 TEAM BACK AT HIGH CAMP

Lead guide Scott Woolums called to report that the team attempted to summit yesterday, but the weather conditions forced the team back to High Camp. The team began their ascent immediately out of camp, and they climbed the steep “Autobahn” section to the climb to the top of Denali pass. They continued ascending beyond Zebra…

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May 20 Team – back in Anchorage

Apologies for the delay in posting about the May 20th team.  We had a bit of a perfect storm of communication challenges for the past couple of days. The team decided that their time was running too close to the end of their food and supplies to continue attempting to move upwards.  On Saturday, they…

May 31 Team – Carried Around Windy Corner

Team Fubar called in after making a tough, but successful carry around Windy Corner, which lived up to its name today.  Strong winds buffeted the crew, but they tucked their chins down and set each step with conviction, pushing their loads of supplies around the steep, rocky ridge that drops down from thousands of feet…

May 26 Team Moves to High Camp!

Lead Guide Scott Woolums called from 17,200′, the site of the team’s High Camp for their West Buttress expedition.  Showing why he has been one of the most successful and prolific guides over the past couple of decades, Scott’s team rallied early this morning to take advantage of clear weather and to get ahead of…