West Rib Expedition at 14,200-Camp

Mountain Trip guide Pablo Parunjacas called in with an update on the Denali West Rib expedition, who are currently camped at 14,200 ft. Today they completed a single-carry of supplies to cache up high at around 15,000 ft., past a ridgeline aptly named Windy Corner (which Pablo said was certainly living up to its name).…

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May 14 Denali Team back in Camp 1

Guide Gary Falk from the May 14 Denali West Buttress Expedition with Mountain Trip called in with an update on the team’s progress. After a day of carrying supplies up high, the team is back resting in Camp 1 at 7,800 ft. Their total elevation gain for the day was roughly 2,400 ft. over about…

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May 18th Everest at Camp 3

We had a beautiful morning for our move up to Camp 3 today. We are at just over 23,000 ft. (7,000 m) here, and are spending the afternoon relaxing and taking advantage of the supplemental oxygen for the first time during our expedition. Everyone did very well this morning on the move up to Camp…

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Denali West Rib Expedition

Mountain Trip guide Pablo Parunjacas checked in from camp at 11,000 ft. on the West Rib route on Denali, their Camp 2. While the team was hoping to carry supplies up higher on their route, the weather kept them in camp for a rest day. The day prior, the team had a successful five-hour climb…

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May 14 Denali Team at Camp 1

Mountain Trip Guide Sebastian Grau checked in from Camp 1 on behalf of his May 14 Denali West Buttress Expedition The team had a long, grueling travel day, over six and a half hours over the glacier, to reach their first camp up the Kahiltna Glacier. He said everyone was looking and feeling healthy and…

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May 6 Denali Team Update

Guide Yoshiko checked in for the May 6 Denali Team, who has been making their way up the West Buttress route for 12 days now. They completed a high supply cache at around 15,500 ft., where Yoshiko said they had a spectacular panoramic view of the rugged mountains around them. The team must be thankful…

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2016 Everest Expedition back at Camp 2

Vanessa called to check in on behalf of the Mountain Trip 2016 Everest Expedition early this morning. She said that they had an especially hard day after leaving Everest BC, successfully climbing all the way from Base Camp up to Camp 2 through several difficult sections beneath a relentless sun. They were fortunate enough to enjoy…

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