Instructor Nick D'Alessio 6 Day Mountaineering course checked in from the field last night. The team is doing great! They have had some snow and a good freeze. They plan to move camp today.
Instructor John Sykes 12 Day Mountaineering Course checked in form the Pika today. The team has completed the climbing portion and began their hike out today. They will be packrafting back to Talkeetna on Saturday. We look forward to hearing about their adventure!
We update the AMS blog whenever we hear from guides and instructors reporting from the field. Some staff call in more frequently than others. No news is good news and indicates all is going according to plan. We will do our best to keep those who want to be up to date, up to date.
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