MAY 31ST TEAM AT HIGH CAMP

It sounds like it’s been cold and windy up at High Camp. The team spent the day rebuilding and reinforcing the snow walls that surround their camp. Eugene reports that the wind really picked up during the night. The team is in a holding pattern, waiting for an opportunity to continue the ascent. Fingers crossed…

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MESSAGE FROM TEAM HERNAN

Hernan called in the team report tonight, and from what I gather he is doing well and he send lots of love to his family and friends.

The team moved from Base Camp to Camp 1 today.

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JUNE 10 WEDBERG TEAM CACHES

Joey called in the team report tonight. It sounds like the team is in good spirits and enjoying some nice, clear weather. Today the team carried a load of equipment and supplies from Camp 2 to a cache site at 13,500′. Right out of camp the team began a steep ascent of Motorcycle Hill, which…

My 31 Team – Day of Patience at high camp

Lead guide Adam Smith called in from 17,200′, reporting that the team took today to rest and acclimatize in preparation of a summit bid on Wednesday.  The winds above them were strong enough to warrant prudence and the forecast for tomorrow looks very favorable, so they opted for the prudent decision of hanging tight in…

June 7 Team – Moved to 14 Camp!

Robert Danger Byrd called in from the team’s new home for the next few days, the broad basin of 14,200′ Camp.  The team made good time, climbing to camp in about 5.5 hours from their previous encampment at 11,200′. The day began with a hard climb up a moderately steep slope called Motorcycle Hill.  This…

JUNE 10 WILLIAMS TEAM AT 11 CAMP

Tonight we have a much better satellite connection with guide Gary Falk, and he clarified that the team made the move up to 11,200′ Camp yesterday and today the team is taking a rest day. It’s important for team members to take rest days to eat, hydrate and relax from the rigors of climbing. It…