Thursday, May 28, 2015

AMS Denali All teams update

Updates from All AMS Denali teams!

AMS May 11 team led by guides Dustin English, John Sykes and Jim Voorhis plan to descend towards basecamp tonight, due to high winds at higher elevations.  We may see them as soon as tomorrow, we look forward to welcoming them back!

Previous AMS team descending to basecamp, our teams normally descend overnight to take advantage of the cool temperatures. 

AMS May 15 team led by guides Noah Ronczkowski and Adam Fabrikant are at high camp (17,200'), today they are camping in the wind, and this sis omethign they have gotten very good at, they will wait at 17,200', and hope for calm days ahead. they are doing very well and were very strong when the moved up yesterday.
Previous AMS team waiting at high camp, with high winds above, 
View from high camp, 17,200' on Denali's West Buttress

AMS May 18 team led by guides Larry Holmgren and Nate Emerson remain at 14,200' camp. They are doign well and enjoying the rest day!
Previous AMS camp at 14,200 camp, can't beat the views!

AMS May 25 team led by Todd Tumolo and Jeremiah Phelps have moved to 11,000' camp, they build walls as it was windy when they arrived and are doing really well. Everyone is happy!

AMS May 26 team led by Colby Coombs and Michael Gardener moved to 11,000' today.  They are doing well and will take a rest day their tomorrow.  They are doing great!

Previous AMS camp at 11,000' with the start of a nice snow wall.
AMS Building camp at 11,000'

AMS May 27 team led by Dustin Eroh and Curtis Green are at 7,800' they are doing great and report that they are happy and solid!

Previous AMS team and others at 7,800' camp on Denali

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