AMS 5/11 Led by Larry Holmgren and Jake Kayes are at 14,200' camp, they are doing well and are in camp with snow falling and with some winds. They have a great camp to be hanging out in. THey hope that the weather will clear so they can carry to 16,200' tomorrow.
|Looking down at 14,200' camp and beyond, during a very clear day, camp can be seen in the fore/mid ground as a small collection of tents in the broad snow slope. This photo gives you a great sense of place. Photo by AMS Guide: Adam Fabrikant|
AMS 5/18 led by Dustin English and Michael Gardner with Team Lebanon and fellow climbers, moved to 11,200 camp today, they traveled well and are all good! They will likely take a rest day tomorrow.
AMS Custom Denali Traverse 5/21 led by Todd Tumolo and Aaron Devine moved to 11,200' camp today from 7,800' camp, they are happy to to be making it higher and are feeling well; they will likely rest tomorrow.
|11,200' camp on a clear day, the route upwards is seen clearly on the snow slope, just beyond camp. Photo: Tom Torkelson|
|AMS Team making their way into 11,200' on a cloudy day, it might look like this today. Photo: Tom Torkelson|
AMS Custom Climb 5/22 led by Kai Girard are doing well; they are climbing peaks around base camp and are planning to return to Talkeetna tomorrow.
AMS 5/22 led by Nate Opp and Scott Patch at camped at 7,800, Camp 1 tonight. They made a carry extra food, fuel and gear to approximately 9,800' today. If the weather is good, they will move to 11,200' camp tomorrow.
|Setting up camp at 7,800', Camp 1, with incoming winds and snow.|
|NPS photo marked with the West Buttress route in red.|