Friday, July 4, 2014

Denali, West Buttress ALL TEAMS UPDATE

HAPPY 4th of JULY!!!  The weather is really hot and sunny in Talkeetna and it was also on Denali.  All reports are that everyone is doing well on The Mountain.

The June 22: AMS/ AMICAL Team led by Noah Ronczkowski moved to high camp, 17,200' today.  Many teams take a rest day at high camp them make a summit attempt. Anything is possible so they will rest or try for the top tomorrow.
16K ridge - moving to high camp

Balcony View at high camp, 17,200'

The June 23: AMS/ Mt. Professionals Team led by Melis Coady rested today at 14,200' camp and plans to move to 17,200' high camp tomorrow.
Evening light on Foraker; view and camp at 14,200'

The June 24: AMS team led by Josh Hoeschen carried to 16,200' to the top of the fixed lines today, they plan to rest tomorrow.
Top of the fixed lines, 16.200'
Near bottom of fixed lines, towards 16,200'

The June 25: AMS team led by Rob Gowler back carried to their cache near Windy Corner early this morning and reviewed skills classes this afternoon.  They will rest or carry and cache higher tomorrow.
Windy corner, fixed lines, 14,200' basin camp.  Enlarge photo to see trail where route is.

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