Trip Reports

West Rib Team at Balcony Camp

The West Rib team climbed up to high camp today through some fun ice and mixed terrain. They are settled in at high camp now at about 16,500 ft and are enjoying dinner and birthday celebrations for guide Matt Park! They’re watching the weather closely now and will go for the summit from here in…

Aparna Summits Denali – Her 7th Summit!

Great job Aparna!  Aparna Kumar called in from the summit of Denali, as she completed her goal to climb each of the famed Seven Summits! Lead Guide Sebastian “Seba” Grau Kunhardt leads off the phone call from 20,310′ above North America.  Tenacity won the day today, as Aparna has been thwarted from previous attempts to…

Denali upper mountain route map

June 17th Denali Team – ON THE SUMMIT!

Congratulations to the members of the June 17th West Buttress team!  They reached the summit of North America! This morning they departed from High Camp at about 8:45 am, hiking up a steep, rising traverse, known as The Autobahn (for a party of Germans who slipped…) to reach Denali Pass, the low point between Denali’s…

June 20th Team Moved up to 13,600 ft

The team moved up to camp at 13,600 ft this afternoon, and settled in for the afternoon. It was a hot day and they didn’t want to push up the final hour or so to the 14,200ft basin in the heat of the day. They’ll spend a night and make the final push tomorrow morning.…

Team Ema On The Summit!!!!

CONGRATULATIONS TO EMA DANTAS!!!!! Team Ema reached the summit of Denali on a beautiful day.  Lead Guide Jason Denley and Ema were able to get shout outs to their families before losing the satellite signal.  GREAT JOB!  Ema worked exceptionally hard to provide an example to people around the world that anyone… anyone(!) can do…

June 10 Team – SUMMIT!!

Tyler Weller called in from High Camp, after Lead Guide Brian Kramp and Eem Napassporn descended from the summit of Denali! The morning was pretty foggy, which made it a bit challenging to make a weather call about heading up, but Brian, Eem, Hans Wonneberger, and Tyler Weller headed up to see what they’d find. …