Trip Reports

Meet the June 12 West Buttress Team

A group of climbers from around the world have gathered in Anchorage to forge themselves into a team that will attempt to climb the highest peak in North America.  Denali, at 20,310 feet (6190 m), is arguably the hardest of the famed Seven Summits, due in part to it’s location just south of the Arctic…

June 4 Denali Team Reaches Camp 3

The team is settled in at Camp 3 on Denali at 14,200ft/4325m tonight. It’s a big move up, climbing up another 3000 ft of elevation and around Windy Corner up into the Washburn Basin where they set up their 3rd camp above basecamp. They are all doing great, enjoyed a Pizza dinner tonight, and are…

May 24 Team in Talkeetna

The team is back in town! After a looooong descent from High Camp, the team hopped on a plane at Base Camp and headed to the oxygen laden air in Talkeetna. David reports that the team is doing well, if a bit sore in the toes from the long descent. Again, well done, team! Here’s…

June 4 team Caches at Windy Corner 13,700′

It was a beautiful, calm day on the mountain and the team moved a load of equipment and supplies to a cache site at 13,700′. The team departed camp and immediately began ascending Motorcycle Hill, then Squirrel Hill, before reaching Windy Corner. Thankfully it was a calm day, and Windy Corner did not live up…