Thursday, June 1, 2017

Update for all AMS Denali West Buttress Teams

Yesterday and today have been exciting here at AMS; both at the HQ and on the Mountain!  The weather greatly improved so the teams have had busy days, full of upward progress.
We have expeditions at camps 1,2,3 and 4 today!

Denali, West Buttress 5/14 team led by Guides Nate Opp and Michael Gardner reached high camp, (17,200') yesterday.  The team is doing well.
High camp, 17,200'

Denali, West Buttress 5/18 team, led by Noah Ronczkowski and Curtis Green is at 14,200' camp and report that all is well.

14,200 camp with Mt. Hunter

Denali, West Buttress Custom Team Lucy 5/27 led by Wes Bunch, Jake Kayes and Lexie Hunsacker, cached at 9,800' yesterday and plan to move to 11K camp today.

Team move to 11,200', Camp Two
11,200', Camp Two
Denali, West Buttress 5/28 team, led by Larry Holmgren and Chris Welch are doing well, they carried a cache of food, fuel, and equipment to Kahiltna Pass today. Tomorrow they plan to move to 11,200' camp. Today they are camped at 7,800', Camp One.

Team cache at 10,200
7,800', Camp One

All teams report they are doing well and happy the weather is improving!

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