Trip Reports

June 4th Team – Another Day at Camp 3

Lucyna Kolodziejska called in on the team’s fifth day waiting to move to High Camp.  The weather has been quite unsettled, meaning that for the first few days, it was blustery each morning, but cleared in the late afternoon/evening, but today it was snowing and blowing up high for much of the day.  From the…

June 12 West Buttress team at Camp Two

Guide Brian Muller called in an update from Camp Two at 11,200′, after the team made their move up in good weather and conditions. Denali sandwiches (toasted bagels with cream cheese and lox) were enjoyed thoroughly by all. Next on their agenda is to backcarry to Kahiltna Corner to grab their cache. Here’s Brian with…

June 10 Denali Team Moves to Camp 2

The team made the move up to Camp 2 today at 11,000 ft. They have had beautiful weather up until today, but today things changed a bit and they had to navigate up the glacier through low visibility whiteout conditions. They did great and are excited to be up at their next camp. They dug…

June 7 West Buttress Team

June 7 Denali team descended back to their cache near Windy Corner today to grab their gear and bring it back to camp at 14,200′. The team plans to take a few days to rest, acclimatize and prepare for their move to High Camp. Here’s the team! recording

Denali June 4 Team Resting at High Camp

The team enjoyed a rest day at the 14,200ft camp, hiking out to a place called the “Edge of the World” and mostly relaxing and recovering for the move to high camp tomorrow.  This day of rest is an important part of the acclimatization plan to allow climbers to adjust to the high altitude. It’s…