We have arrived at high camp safely and are settling in at Ingraham Flats. This morning we woke at Muir to a stellar view. The morning was spent learning skills to climb the mountain: footwork, ice axe and crampons, and rope travel. Weather couldn’t be better. We’re having an early dinner and then to bed […]
That’s right… we are baking up here. Beautiful weather and no wind, but it is hot!!
AAI Lead Guide Devin Bishop just checked in from High Camp. The team had a delicious dinner and have turned in early in preparation for an alpine start tomorrow morning at around 1:30AM. Good luck team!
AAI Lead Guide Kristie Kayl just checked in after a successful day of crevasse rescue training. Everyone on the course is doing great and picking up skills well. The once beautiful views have been replaced by something more reminiscent of the inside of…
Our May 16-18 climb enjoyed a beautiful sunset from Camp Muir last night. Everyone is doing well and getting excited to rope up and head to the upper mountain!
AAI Lead Guide Kristie Kayl just checked in from camp after a successful summit attempt of Mount Baker. The students were able to put all their new knowledge to the ultimate test. Everyone did great and it was a picture perfect day for a climb. Congrats! Advertisements
AAI Guide Devin Bishop just checked in from the Muir Snowfield on route to Camp Muir (10,188’). As you can see, it’s a beautiful day to be climbing! The team is feeling strong and moving well. Stay tuned for more updates and photos tomorrow! Advertisements
AAI Lead Guide Devin Bishop just checked in from High Camp. Due to high winds, the team turned around at 12,500’. Everyone is safe and in good spirits. They will be descending to Muir shortly.
Hello Everyone, We left Basecamp at 3:15am for our first rotation and first night at camp 1. Everyone did a great job getting up here today with what is a tough climb the first time through the icefall. We had a couple different groups with guides arriving between 6-8 hours which is pretty normal on … Continue reading “Basecamp to Camp 1”
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