May 15 Denali Team – At Base Camp!

Eric Green called in an update form the Southeast Fork of the Kahiltna Glacier.  The team drove up to Talkeetna, Alaska yesterday, where they were treated to an orientation about climbing Denali by Climbing Rangers from the South District (Talkeetna) Ranger Station, something required of all Denali climbers.  They then weighed all their gear and…

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West Rib Team Moves to 11,200′

Lead Guide Sebasitan Grau called in from a beautiful basin at 11,200′ on the West Buttress route, as the team acclimatizes in preparation for their alpine style ascent of the West Rib. The climbers are fit and excited to be gaining elevation.  Today they climbed up from 7800′ in what Seba describes as a relatively…

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