MEET THE JUNE 15 HERNAN TEAM

We’d like to welcome Hernan Leal to Alaska! Hernan is attempting the West Buttress of Denali, North America’s highest peak, and they will be led by Mountain Trip guide team Bill Allen, Ernesto Olivares, and Rene Welty.   The West Buttress is a classic mountaineering challenge that climbs 13,000′ from the Southeast Fork of the Kahiltna…

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MAY 31 TEAM REST DAY AT 14 CAMP

The team woke to very cold temperatures and windy weather, and they decided to take a rest day at 14 Camp. Rest days are important for team members to remain rested, hydrated and ready for the challenges of the upper mountain. It sounds like the team is eating well and enjoying the social atmosphere of…

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