Wednesday, June 24, 2015

AMS All Denali Teams Update - Incoming, Outgoing and on The Mountain!

We are very happy for all of our teams that we nice weather and sunny skies today.

The AMS 6/6 Denali, West Buttress Expedtion led by  Elliot Gaddy and Jimmy Voorhis have returned to Talkeetna this morning! Welcome back and good work team!

Included on this team is a past AMS student from 2001 (!).  Thanks James for bringing yourself back and and we are honored to have you and your son climbing with us this year.

The Newby Guys taking mountaineering boots off - release the feet!

AMS 6/12 Denali West Buttress Expedition led by Mike Hamill and Jake Kayes are on their way back to 14,200' today and will likely be back in Talkeetna tomorrow.

Night descent between Windy Corner and 11,000' camp, Brian Okonek Photo, use by permission

AMS/ DD Treks 6/15, Custom Denali West Buttress led by Noah Ronczkowski and Larry Holmgren are moving up to 17,200, high camp today.  If all is well they will make a summit attempt tomorrow.
Previous AMS Team on the route on the way to 17,200' camp.

AMS 6/16, Custom Denali West Buttress led by Wes Bunch and Jeremiah Phelps are at 14,200' camp today taking a rest day.

14,200' camp on Denali's West Buttress, AMS photo

AMS 6/25, Denali West Buttress led by Rob Gowler, Curtis Green and Ariel Svetlik-McCarthy are meeting in Talkeetna at the AMS HQ today and are working on equipment checks and lunch food packing this afternoon.

Guide Rob Gowler doing gear check at the AMS HQ

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