Tuesday, June 21, 2016

June 21: AMS Another mountain update...

AMS 6/8 Denali led by Larry Holmgren have made it to high camp today and will be resting tonight, prepared to move to the summit if an opportunity arises. Way to go team! 

AMS photo of high camp on a clear and cold day

AMS 6/11 Denali: Old Men Jimpy Team led by Adam Fabrikant, Aili Farquhar and Jim Williams are descending today to basecamp. Everyone has had a great trip thus far. 

AMS descending photo by Torkelson through the polo field approximately 12,600' 

AMS 6/12 Denali led by Josh Hoeschen and Chelsea Bomba are moving to 14,200' camp today. They are well! 

14,200' camp and the route upwards to the fixed lines is seen on the left snow slope.

AMS photo by Torkelson heading up through "squirrel hill" approximately 12,300' 

AMS 6/14 Denali: Duncan Team led by Mark Postle, Mike Gardner, Curtis Green and Simon Frez-Albrecht  They are at 11,200' camp tonight and have carried more food, fuel and gear to the Windy Corner area at approximately 13,500'. Tomorrow's goal will be to move to 14,200' camp.  

AMS photo of upper Kahiltna Glacier with Mt. Frances in the background. This terrain the teams have traveled through so far.

AMS 6/15 Denali led by Mike Hamill, Jimmy Voorhis and Emma Lyddan also made a carry to the Windy Corner area today, sleeping at 11,200' and planning to move to 14,200' camp soon. 

AMS photo with a view from 11,200' camp looking at Kahiltna Dome 

AMS photo of 11,200' camp and nicely built snow walls - good work team AMS.

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