Good evening friends and family, this is Dennis Haskell calling in for Alp 4 and an update from the Talkeetna Glacier, or sorry the Kahiltna Glacier.
Last night from Talkeetna, we arrived at around about 6:30. It was a bit touch and go there for awhile as the classic Denali fog was coming in and out above the runway, but luckily enough we landed, and established camp, and had a light dinner. Ended up getting to sleep about… (transmission cuts out).
The team awoke this morning to some beautiful blue skies; we’ve been lucky to maintain that weather all day, not a breath of wind and… (transmission cuts out).
…and then touched on some crevasse rescue and glacier travel techniques before rigging up and starting our push up the Kahiltna Glacier. We made it to half camp… (transmission cuts out) an established camp… (transmission choppy).
Dinner’s almost about to be served; we’ve got a nice vegetable stir-fry tonight. And everyone’s spirits are high and our plan tomorrow is to push to Camp 1, so we’ll keep you posted. Thanks for listening, bye.