Trip Reports

May 18 Team Rests at 14 Camp

After days and days of working hard and making their way up the mountain, the May 18th Team took a well-deserved rest day at 14 Camp. Rest days are an important part of the schedule because it gives climbers time to rest, relax, hydrate, and re-group after many “move” days. And even though it was…

MAY 25 MOVES TO CAMP 2

Bill reports that the team moved up to Camp 2 today. The team ascended approximately 3400′ and traveled over four miles to camp. Good, hearty food keeps the team fueled for these moves days and according to Bill the team is enjoying Lead Guide Dan Starr’s culinary skills! Here’s Bill with a special message for…

May 13 Denali Team Calls From The Summit!

Enduring difficult conditions earlier in the day, three members of our May 13th West Buttress team reached Denali’s summit!  Chris Kuelling, and Haakon Asvang called in from the top! The team decided to push to the summit today, as forecasts for the coming days indicate more unsettled weather and increasing winds.  They climbed up the…

May 13 West Buttress Team at High Camp!

Mountain Trip climber Brad Foreman called in from High Camp on behalf of the May 13 West Buttress expedition. The team was treated to spectacular views amidst the highest peaks in North America, while climbing in great, clear weather. From 14,200′ Camp Three, the team had 3,000′-plus of tough, steep, exposed climbing to reach High…