Zahid Denali Team at 14,000 ft Camp

Lead guide Eli called in today from the 14,000 ft camp on Denali to report in for the Zahid brothers West Buttress expedition.  They had a rest day today, acclimatizing and recovering from a -30 f (-34 c) night up high on Denali.  It’s started off as a pretty cold season in the Alaska Range…

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May 7th DSUSA Team at Denali Base Camp

Paul called in from the base camp of Denali on the South East fork of the Kahiltna glacier reporting that they were all in camp and enjoying their first evening in the Alaska Range! After a day of waiting out the weather in Talkeetna, they were excited to get onto the mountain and get settled…

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Everest 2017 – Team Rests At Dingboche

The team is enjoying some rest and recuperation time in the relatively thick air of Dingboche, located at right around 14,000′ (4270 m).  Today, they took a walk up valley to Pheriche, stopping for the photo above at a “stupa.”  They are eating heartily and trying to build up their reserves in preparation for their…

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May 4 Denali Team Moves To Camp 1

Mountain trip guide Jason Denley called in from 7,800′ on the Kahiltna Glacier, after the team carried all their equipment and supplies about five miles up glacier from Base Camp today. Jason reports great conditions on the lower glacier, meaning a firm trail and low crevasse hazard, so the guys were psyched!  After establishing camp,…

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