Sunday, June 12, 2016

AMS Mountain Update: Returning! Moving! Napping!

AMS 5/25 Denali led by Noah Ronczkowski, Jeremiah Phelps and Leigh Frye have returned to Takeetna!  Congrats and well done to this hardworking team.
AMS lines full of drying gear

AMS 6/1 Denali led by Wes Bunch and Chris Welch are doing well at 14,200' camp today, all is well.

AMS 6/5 Military Denali led by Colby Coombs and Tim Hewette are at the 14,200' camp, and are resting and planning their upcoming movements in the next days. 

AMS 6/5, Denali Gowler led by Rob Gowler and John Sykes have arrived into 14,200' today, they are well and were warmly greeted by the other AMS teams camped there.

AMS 6/2 Denali West Rib led by Kai Girard are doing well! They cached food fuel and extra clothing at the cutoff camp at 15,700' in a whiteout that was good enough to travel in. The cut off referrs to a camp where they have the abitly to move to other routes on the mountain. This photo is from a nicer day, they are well and looking forward ot the days ahead. They are camped at 13,900' again tonight.

The West Rib cutoff during the 2015 AMS expedtion. 

AMS 6/6 Denali Tyler Armstrong led by Nate Emerson, Lhawang Dhondup and Dave Wade are at feeling strong and are napping at 11,200' camp today. They are planning to move to 14,200' tomorrow. 

AMS 6/8 Denali led by Larry Holmgren Have successfully moved to Camp Two at 11,200' today. they are doing well and feeling strong. They plan to carry to carry and cache food, fuel and gear at Windy Corner at 13,500 tomorrow.
Pano of 11,200' camp.

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