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Everest Base Camp Updates

It’s another long day at Base Camp. The typhoon system that was forecasted is definitely starting to arrive here. Most of the day wet, warm snowfall fell with just a few short, sunny breaks. Hopefully, this will pass over quickly in the next couple days. We’re practicing with our oxygen systems and making sure everyone…

May 10 Denali Team Carries Around Windy Corner

Mountain Trip Guide Jesse Yon called in today from the beautiful basin on the southwestern flank of Denali that is the site of our May 10th team’s Camp 2. The crew shouldered their heavy packs this morning and carried loads of food, fuel, and personal kit about 2,500′ higher up the mountain. The route to…

Everest Team at Base Waiting out the Typhoon

Another day of waiting for better weather here in Base Camp. Nice.morning, although starting to cloud up this afternoon with higher winds in Base Camp. Theres a Typhoon that is supposed to start arriving this afternoon and tonight on the horizon. This system is supposed to bring a lot of moisture to Everest over the…

May 7 West Buttress Team at 14-Camp!

The May 7 Denali West Buttress team called in an update from camp at 14,200′! A lot of shoveling and cold temperatures awaited them at 14,200′. They plan to spend a couple more days at 14-Camp, acclimatizing and practicing skills before they plan to move to the upper mountain! Conditions are definitely cold at the…

May 10 Denali Team – Backcarry to 9,800′

Mountain Trip guide Jordan Cargill called in an update on the May 10 West Buttress team. The team woke up to 2-4″ of light fluffy low density snow, the team enjoyed a “leisurely” start later in the morning to back-carry to 9,800′. They headed back up to Camp Two at 11,200′ to enjoy an afternoon…

May 10 Denali Team Moves to Camp 2

Dave Artusi called in a report today from 11,000′, the site of the team’s Camp 2. Unfortunately, the transmission was pretty garbled, a result of the steep walls of ice that border camp to the south and prevent good satellite connections. The team moved up today from their previous camp at 7,800′. They stopped at…