May 21 Team back in town

The May 21 Denali team is back in town after a couple of big days descending from the summit.  It is always a tough push, but the climbers were motivated to get back to beds, showers, and cheeseburgers.   They team had a long and cold summit day, and there was some frostbite amongst the team,…

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May 18 Team Back at Base Camp

Kyle from the May 18 Team checked in from Base Camp. It’s clearly been an exhausting few days for the team and it sounds like everyone is ready for a hot shower, rest, and a big meal. Great job, crew!

Here’s Kyle:

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May 28 Team Retrieves Cache at 13500′

The team made a quick dip down to 13500′ to retrieve the cache, then returned to camp and had a few hours of training. It sounds like the crew is happy, healthy, and being well taken care of by the guide team.   Here is Steve with today’s report (note that the recording ends at…

June 4 Team at Base Camp

It’s been a busy couple of days for the June 4 Team. On the 4th the Team conducted a Team Meeting, equipment check, and shopped for last minute items in Anchorage. Today they woke early, packed up, and drove a few hours north to the little town of Talkeetna. They had an orientation with the…

Birthday Wishes from the June 1 Team

The team is making progress! Today the climbers moved a load of equipment and supplies up the glacier to a cache site several miles up the Kahiltna glacier. Caching is an important strategy for the team, as it allows them to move a large amount of equipment and supplies up the mountain and also allows…

May 21 Team Back at High Camp

Quick update from Lead Guide Ben. Don, Thomas, Niclas, Gearoid, and Ben are back at High Camp, safe and sound, where they reunited with Greg and Jesse. It was a long day for everyone and hopefully the team will be able to get a good rest tonight. They will eat, hydrate, and pack up and…