May 16 Team – Part 2 Of The Call From BC

The rest of the team finished the call from Base Camp, and Jason, Nungshi, Tashi and Caroline left nice messages for their friends and family.  Supporting your climbers is very important, and thinking of you all is often the extra energy that climbers need to take that one… more.. step.

Here is the team!

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May 16 Denali Team – Back At Bsse Camp! Part 1

Yoshiko called in from Base Camp, after a quick hike down the Kahiltna.  They are due to fly off the glacier shortly, but wanted to make a last call from the glacier.  Jason got cut off prior to leaving his message, so stay tuned for Part 2!

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May 26 Denali Team – A Recap Of The Trip Thus Far

Lead guide Ian Nicholson give a recap of the team’s progress to date.  It’s pretty cool to hear an update in his words!

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May 16 Denali Team – Big Day Of Descent!

Lead guide Yoshiko Miyazaki-Back called in from the team’s Camp 1, down in the relatively thick air of 7,800′ on the main body of the Kahiltna Glacier.  The team descended almost 10,000′ today, stopping for breaks at both the 14,200′ and 11,200′ camps.  They had left caches of supplies as well as their garbage at…

Denali West Rib Team – Camped at 11,200′

Jochen called in a nice post from 11,200′ today.  The team has been working hard, but their original route choice was thwarted by a week of bad weather, so they are now heading up the West Buttress, seeking fun climbing, and perhaps a nice view, as they climb higher.

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