Team 1 prepares for their move to Camp I by reviewing glacier travel skills in good weather

Hey everyone it’s Alpine Ascents Team 1 here on Denali.  It’s the 9th of May, we are still here in Base Camp. We enjoyed really nice weather here today, ended our Base Camp review, to get everyone on board with how we are going to travel on the glacier, and all the safety systems, and we’re going to head out of here in the morning.  Weather still looks pretty good, we plan to roll out by 8 or so tomorrow morning and head towards our route and Camp I.  We’ll probably move about half way to Camp I tomorrow and then complete our move up to 7,800 feet at Camp I the following day. 

Everybody is doing great, we’re having fun out here and we’re looking forward to heading out of camp and making progress on the mountain.  Alp 2 should be flying in tomorrow, I believe they’ll be able to get in, and the weather looks good, and we’ll give you guys a call from our next camp.

Thanks for following along.

Denali From Base Camp.

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