Collins' UWR and Hobby's Team Norsk arrived at 17K camp around 10:30 pm last night. They will rest today and then head down and back to base camp for a flight out. It should only take a couple of days before they are back in Talkeetna.
Russell Hunter's 5/30 Team is at the base of ski hill 7,800 ft. They've been doing carries to 10,000 feet. They will move up tomorrow.
7800' Camp looking into the NE fork of the Kahiltna Glacier with Denali in the background.
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