June 26 Team – SUMMIT!!!

CONGRATULATIONS to the entire June 26th team!

They worked very hard to reach the top of North America today.  Listen as each climbers gives a shout out from what many consider the hardest of the Seven Summits!

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June 26 Denali Team, HEADING FOR THE SUMMIT!

The Mountain Trip lead guide Jacob Schmitz called in with an update on the June 26 Denali West Buttress Expedition, who yesterday took their second rest day at High Camp. The team has enjoyed the expansive views from 17,200′ over the Alaska Range, catching their breath and preparing mentally and physically for the long, strenuous…

June 15th West Buttress Team – Final Dispatch

Sean checks in with the final dispatch from the June 15th Denali Expedition.  He’s making the final post on a sunny day in Anchorage and everyone is on their way back towards home.

Here’s Sean!


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Team Jaahnavi Descending

Jaahnavi called in from the 7,800 ft camp this evening on their descent from high camp.  It sounds like they had a beautiful day on the descent and are planning to head to basecamp early tomorrow morning.  They’ll travel the final 5+ miles to base camp during the coldest time of the day and hope…

June 26 Team – Amanda Calls From 14 Camp

Amanda Birkett called from 14,200′ where the members of the June 26th Team are all enjoying spectacular weather, after their extended stay in a snowstorm at their previous camp.  Today, they reviewed skills that they will need to use as they move higher up the mountain. The guides established a series of “fixed lines” by…