Trip Reports

Carstensz Pyramid Team in Bali

The Carstensz Pyramid Expedition team is in Bali at the airport and starting their journey to Timika! It’s a late night/early morning flight from Bali, so they’ll be arriving in Papua early in the morning. Scott called from the airport to check in, all is going smooth and on schedule so far, which is never…

Carstensz Pyramid Face

Carstensz Pyramid October 29th Team 2018

The Mountain Trip Carstensz Pyramid expedition team is meeting today in Bali, Indonesia, a beautiful place to stop and regroup before heading further East to the island of Papua.  Carstensz Pyramid is a massive limestone peak in the middle of the island and towers over the jungle at 16,023 ft.  Carstensz Pyramid is the highest…

Final Report for the June 18 Team

Gustav and Jesse called in the final team report for the June 18 Team. It’s been a whirlwind of activity the past 24 hours: the team descended from High Camp, hiked to Base Camp, flew to Talkeetna and drove back to Anchorage. They are now enjoying a well-deserved cold beverage and sharing a final team…

Rest Day at High Camp for June 22 Team

Today the team rested, hydrated and prepared mentally and physically for another summit attempt. It’s forecasted for the winds to abate, and if so, the team will make another attempt at the summit. Fingers crossed for blue skies and calm wind! Here’s Ahmad with the team report:

Summit Attempt: June 22 Team!

The day began with clear skies, but the wind picked up and the clouds rolled in and the team made the decision to retreat to High Camp. They had ascended to Zebra Rocks, which is a prominent feature above Denali Pass, before the weather kicked in. Everyone is back at camp, safe and sound, and…