The AMS Denali 5/11 team lead by Larry Holmgren and Jake Kayes are at 11,000' camp today. All is well! They plan to rest tomorrow and weather depending, carry to the windy corner area on May 17th. Good work team.
AMS climbers arriving into camp, photo: Tom Torekslon
Building camp at 11,200' camp, photo: Tom Torkelson
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