Alp 2 descended Denali in time to catch flights off the glacier and back to Talkeetna concluding their expedition

Greetings friends, family, and loved ones, this is Paul Koubek cybercasting for Alp 2 Denali expedition.

This morning Alp 2 got up at 6 in the morning, headed down from 14,000 feet back to Base Camp, just in time to catch our flights off the glacier and back to Talkeetna. All remaining members of the group are safe, sound, and accounted for back in Talkeetna, and those of you who are awaiting communiqués can anticipate them as soon as is reasonably possible for them.

Peter Cardwell, we missed you on the summit, you could have made it man!

And Klaus Bielstein, you have been on the tip of our tongues many times today. We will always remember your final flight off the glacier. It was a beautiful moment, as much as it was a sad one.

Thanks everybody for following our cybercast; anticipate being reunited with your loved ones soon. They all are the better for the expedition.

And this is Paul Koubek signing off for Alp 2 Denali Expedition. Thank you.

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