Team 4 is eagerly loading a plane to fly to and hopefully land on the glacier at Base Camp where they may need to change their “Team Standby” name


Hello friends and family, this is Matthew Emht calling in for Alpine Ascents Team 4 on Denali, Team Standby.

Looks like our luck might be finally changing. Even though it is pretty overcast today on Friday, folks at TAT are going to try to send us in on a Turbine Otter aircraft. We got the Team loading up here and we’ve got legendary pilot Paul Roderick at the controls. We’re going to go poke clouds or around the clouds I should say and see if we can land safely at Base Camp; if not, we’ll have a nice scenic flight. And if things go well, we’ll be on the ground at Base Camp… (transmission garbled) half day move out towards the base of Ski Hill today.

And we’ll keep you posted tonight and we’ll let you know how it landed. Thank you for listening.

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