MEET TEAM THE MAY 31 TEAM

Team FUBAR arrived in Anchorage a few days ago to attempt Denali, the highest peak in North America. Their preparations began months ago with training, organizing their kit, and making travel arrangements. Now it’s time to get down to business! Yesterday the team gathered at the Millennium Hotel in Anchorage and held their first team…

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May 13 Team – Back in High Camp

Everyone is in camp. They sound tired but excited to have completed their goal. It takes a tremendous amount of teamwork to do what they have done. It is an outstanding feeling to accomplish this goal, on that creates a bond between team members not even stinky feet and heavy packs cannot break. This recording…

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May 26 Team – Ready to Cache

Scott Woolums called in to report good conditions and happy team members last night. The team is at the 11,000′ camp looking to move their equipment and food up to 13,500′. Today the team will carry loads around Windy Corner and dig a two-meter hole in the snow. In that hole, the team will leave…

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May 20 Team – Perfect Day At 14

Today this team carried loads from their cache near Windy Corner back to their camp in the 14’000′ basin. After that, they took time to practice skills required to climb fixed lines and the ridge to Washburn’s thumb.  The next section of the mountain is one of the most technical in terms of climbing and…

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