The May 27 Denali, West Buttress, AMS team led by guides Dusty Eroh, Curtis Green departed with Christian and Jim for the airport and will fly onto the glacier today. The team is flying to the Kahiltna Basecamp and are feeling ready! This is a strong, experienced team and they are looking forward to a great climb.
Dusty and Christian discuss the rope systems.
Guide Dusty Eroh, climbers Jim and Christian, with AMS guide Curtis Green
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