JUNE 19 TEAM AT 14 CAMP!

Climber Steve Camkin called in the team report tonight. It sounds like the team enjoyed a restful day at 14 Camp today, taking in the stunning scenery. Situated in the beautiful Genet basin, 14 Camp offers incredible views of Mt. Foraker, Mt. Hunter, and the surrounding Alaska range. The plan is to rest tomorrow, then…

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JUNE 26 TEAM BACKCARRIES

It’s a snowy evening at 11,200 Camp, but the team was able to descend to approximately 10,000′ to pick up their cache of equipment and supplies. Climber Matt Magoffin called in the team report today, and it sounds like spirits are high and the team is doing well. We’ve learned over the years that eating…

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LOTS OF SILLINESS AT 11,200′ CAMP!

Clearly the June 23 team is having a wonderful time! They are currently  at 11,200′ Camp, and the plan is to carry a load of equipment and supplies up to approximately 13,500′ tomorrow.

Here’s today’s report, including some animal impersonations !!???

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June 26 “Mr. Hugo” Denali Team is at Camp 2

Ross Jobson called in from the beautiful Camp 2 at 11,200′, with an update and an explanation about the team’s name, “Mr. Hugo Team.”  Apparently, when they climbed Aconcagua together, the crew found a bicycle rental shop called Mr. Hugo that provided clients with free wine prior to renting them bicycles!  Brilliant! Here is Ross!…

JUNE 19 TEAM AT 12,500′ CAMP

The Team began its day in decent weather, but the wind picked up and it started to snow, so the guide team made the decision to camp at 12,500′ on what is called the “polo field.” The polo field is a relatively flat section located between the top of Squirrel Hill and Windy Corner. The…

JUNE 13 TEAM HOLDING AT 14 CAMP

Mountain Trip guide Travis Williams called in the team’s report tonight. It was once again snowy and windy, so the team hunkered down in the relative comfort of 14 Camp. Everyone is hoping for a calm, clear day tomorrow in order to make the big move from 14 Camp to High Camp at 17,200 ft.…