June 17 Team Moves to 11 camp

The team cruised up to 11 Camp under beautiful, blue skies. Lead Guide Josh Garner called in the report tonight and he sends a special message to his lovely wife Crystal.

Here’s Josh:

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More Info From The June 17 Team!

The WISSEMU team called in from 11,200′, in a beautiful basin camp.  The team, which is trying to help the first two Indonesian women to summit the famed seven summits, has been doing great! They have been moving well, and have been able to take advantage of some super weather, which we have not seen…

Rest Day at 14 Camp for the June 9 Team

The June 9 Team took a well deserved rest day at 14 Camp today. Travis reports that it was sunny and no wind in camp. The team rested, relaxed, hydrated, and practiced skills that they will use on the upper mountain. The next stage of the climb will be up the “fixed lines” that begin…

June 5 Team Ascending!

We just received word that the team has mobilized and is moving up the route! We will update this trip report page when we have further communication with the team.


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Final Dispatch from the June 2 Team


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Rest Day at High Camp for June 5 Team

The team spent the day resting and hydrating at High Camp and enjoying the incredible views of the Alaska range from their vantage point at 17,200′. They had plenty to time to observe their next push up the mountain, as the notorious “Autobahn” looms over High camp. The plan is to climb to the summit…

June 9 Team Back Carries

Today the team descended approximately 700′ to their cache site at 13,500′ to retrieve the load of equipment and supplies that they left a few days ago. Lead Guide Aaron Diamond reports that the team was well fueled for their back carry and they are now thinking about their next move—caching on the ridge above…

June 17 Team Carries to 10,500′

The team called in from 7,800′ (2377 m) on the Kahiltna Glacier, after a great day of pushing their supplies higher on the mountain.  In order to climb a big, cold mountain like Denali, teams need to plan to spend weeks on the mountain, which translates to a tremendous amount of food, fuel and supplies.…