Trip Reports

May 24 Team Caches at Camp 2

Yesterday the team got up and chose fuel, food, gear, and other supplies that they wouldn’t need for a few days. They packed these items up, tied in to their rope teams, and started the day by ascending the 1,800′ foot (548m) hill directly above Camp 1 known as Ski Hill. Once a top Ski…

May 22 Team Caches at 10,200′

We didn’t get a call in report from the team yesterday, but they did report that they successfully put in a cache at 10,200′ (3108m). Caching is an expedition style of climbing that allows teams to lighten their loads as well as acclimatize to the altitude. The team choses food, fuel, and gear that they won’t…

May 8 Team Chilling at High Camp

Patrick updates us from High Camp today. The team has been there for a few days now, waiting for that perfect weather window! Thus far, high winds have prevented them from a summit attempt. But it looks like Saturday will bring more favorable conditions. Sitting at High Camp is not exactly glorious. But the team…