Wednesday, June 7, 2017

All Mountain Update

AMS photo of 14,200' camp

The 5/28-6/18 West Buttress Expedition led by Larry Holmgren have arrived in good style at 14,200' camp and is still resting as winds are blowing up higher.

AMS Guide Wes Bunch and the 5/27-6/17 West Buttress trip has arrived  at 14,200' and are resting up in preparations to move up when the winds die down.

The 6/4-6/25 West Buttress trip led by AMS guide Jeremiah Phelps are on a night schedule on the lower glacier and have arrived to Camp One at 7,800' and are relaxing in camp now. 

AMS photo of near 7,800'

*** AMS embodies safety on the mountain, here is a good reminder to keep safety # 1 and be aware at all times. A couple of the  AMS guides were able to help out in this rescue mission highlighted in the Alaska Dispatch news article. DenaliRescue  As director Colby Coombs says: "no slack in the rope"


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