May 14 Denali Team Update

The May 14 Denali West Buttress team checked in from Base Camp yesterday evening, reporting that everyone was doing well and looking forward to beginning their trip up the mountain. They reported that the weather on the lower glacier is “very hot and very sunny.” Although the team feels like it’s a scorcher out there,…

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May 14 Denali Team Update

Guide Sebastian Grau called to check in on behalf of the May 14 West Buttress Expedition. They had some storm delays before the flight into the range, and since they’re travelling by small planes, played it safe rather than sorry. A second, later flight brought them safely to the glacier. The team arrived a little…

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May 6 Denali Team Update

Mario Roncador of Italy, one of the climbers on the May 6 Denali West Buttress Expedition, called to check in yesterday evening, May 15. Mario said that the team had a beautiful, successful climb up from Camp 2 at 11,000 ft. to Camp 3 at 14,000 ft. They arrived to a lot of fresh snowfall…

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Meet the May 14 Denali Team!

Mountain Trip is thrilled to welcome a team of climbers from around the globe to our May 14, 2016 Denali expedition. The team met in Anchorage yesterday, first partaking in an orientation provided by our three guides.  Our guides then checked all the clothing and equipment that each climber brought to Alaska, to ensure that…

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May 13 Everest Expedition Dispatch

It was a beautiful day for a hike above Basecamp! After another delicious breakfast, we headed down the glacier and up the West side of the Khumbu Valley to a little 18,000ft high point overlooking Everest base camp and with amazing views of the upper slopes of Mount Everest. It looked like a pretty windy…

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