We’d like to welcome Bob Baker to Alaska!  Bob is attempting the West Buttress of Denali, North America’s highest peak, and he is accompanied by Mountain Trip guide team Joe Butler and Ben Adkison.   The West Buttress is a classic mountaineering challenge that climbs 13,000′ from the Southeast Fork of the Kahiltna Glacier to the…


June 5 Japan 8 8 Team – Snow and More Snow at 7800′

The team could not make upward progress today, as it snowed a lot in the past 24 hours.  They have plenty of food and everyone is doing well, but they are eager to start moving again, after two days of inactivity.


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Denali Visual Tour de Camps

Base camp is located at 7,200 on the Southeast fork of the Kahiltna Glacier.  It can be a bustling place, with the deep drone of aircraft echoing off the surrounding walls.  Here are some images to help readers get a sense of what your friends and family are experiencing on their Denali climb.    …