Mt. McKinley: Hailes & Team Move to 11,000’ Camp

Posted by: | May 29, 2011
Categories: *Expedition Dispatches *Mount McKinley
Elevation: 11,000'

Good evening friends and family,

We are all comfortably moved into our new camp at about 11,000 feet. It took us 2.5 hours to move here from 9,500 feet and about 2 hours to level tent platforms, dig our cook area, and retrieve the cache we established yesterday. Everyone worked hard to refine this camp because we are planning on being here for the next three nights. We will carry gear higher on the mountain, rest, and continue to acclimate.

We will check in again soon.

RMI Guide Walter Hailes

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Keeping you all in our thoughts and prayers. Good luck and enjoy the journey. Love to Andy.
Dad and Nita

Posted by: Nita Pennardt on 5/31/2011 at 6:31 am

Good luck and be safe!  Love to Andy!
Mom

Posted by: Ingrid Pennardt on 5/31/2011 at 5:37 am

Keep safe and healthy!  We are all cheering for you guys!
Sybille

Posted by: Sybille Macke on 5/31/2011 at 3:53 am

Happy Memorial Day Dad. We miss you, Colin.

Posted by: Colin Talbot on 5/30/2011 at 4:52 pm

Well done, guys. Happy Memorial Day. Tim - we’ll save some bratwurst and beer for when you come home.

Posted by: Kelly on 5/30/2011 at 10:48 am

Happy Memorial Day.. Way to go fellas Hi Tim Sending you love & prayers for all, Mom

Posted by: Lil hammarstrom on 5/30/2011 at 10:34 am

Miss you Ian! xo
Happy Memorial Day to all.

Posted by: Kristin on 5/30/2011 at 9:45 am

On this day, we thank members of your team for their tireless work to make this country safer and with more freedom than anywhere else on the planet. Happy Memorial Day!!

Posted by: Bob Hesse on 5/30/2011 at 8:55 am

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