Denali West Buttress 6/25, Holmgren. Our last group of climbers led by AMS Guides Larry Holmgren, Jeremiah Phelps and Dylan Miller reached highcamp 17,200. The team is doing well, they are settling in. They are the only group in camp.
High Camp photo by Mike Janes
Denali West Buttress, 6/16 Curtis. AMS Guide Curtis Green reported that the team traveled to 11K last night. They plan to travel to the airstrip tonight, the will be there for an early pickup. We look forward to seeing them tomorrow weather permitting!
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