Trip Reports

June 17 Denali Team – Rest Day at Camp 3

Mountain Trip Guide Chris Cullaz checked in from Camp 3 today. The team took a planned rest day at the 14,200′ camp to both fortify themselves for the hard days to come and also to further build acclimatization ahead of moving up another 3000 feet to High Camp tomorrow. Here’s Chris! recording  

West Rib Team – Rested and Ready to Summit!

Brad McHose called in from the team’s 17,200 foot High Camp. The team rested today, building their base of acclimatization ahead of their planned summit bid in the coming days. It was a cold and windy day in camp. The team supported other Mountain Trip teams that pushed to, or attempted, the summit today. From…

June 15 West Buttress Team — on the SUMMIT!

Lead guide Aaron Diamond calls in from the summit of Denali @ 20,310′! All team members have successfully climbed to the summit together and as you can hear the winds howl in the background, Aaron shows his enthusiasm for where they stand. The team should be back in cell service in Talkeetna within the next…