1/20 Denali Prep: The Snow Continues

AAI Lead Guide Devin Bishop just checked in from 4,500′ feet on the South Side of Mount Baker. The team is camped just below the railroad grade and currently digging out camp. It snowed another foot of snow last night, for a total of 3-4′ since they arrived. Even in snowshoes they are sinking up to their knees in snow! Yesterday, the team had a comprehensive snow school and learned how to move on snow safely and efficiently. Today, they are planning on transitioning to rope work. Despite the deluge of powder, everyone is doing great! Students are having fun and are staying warm and taking care of themselves. Will it ever stop snowing? Stay tuned for more updates!


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