AMS team led by Josh Hoeschen and Chelsea Bomba have departed Talkeetna last evening around 5pm with Talkeetna Air Taxi for Kahiltna basecamp after a solid day of packing, park service orientation, fixed line ascension and generally having a good time preparing. This team has traveled from all over: Indonesia, Germany, Virginia, Brazil, etc. One person took a course with us and is now ready to tackle a Denali expedition! There has been a "best hat" friendly competition between guide Chelsea and climber Herbert: gold v 80's colors... See group photo.
|AMS climber Donald Halvorsen testing out the puffy jacket rentals and re-enacting the "action suit" drawing behind him. This puffy is not part of the action suit per se, but it does symbolize being ready for the elements of Denali!|
|Rockstar team all packed up and ready to go to air taxi: top L Kevin, Cristiano, Herbert, guide Josh, guide Chelsea, Julien, and Donald|