Mt. McKinley: Nugent & Team at 14K Camp

Posted by: Billy Nugent, Geoff Schellens, Anne Gilbert Chase | May 24, 2012
Categories: *Expedition Dispatches *Mount McKinley
Elevation: 14,200'

Well, we’ve made our move on up to camp at 14k on a scorching hot day with our second trip around (not-so) Windy Corner. We rolled in around 4:15 pm where Mike Walter and his crew were kind enough to leave us a great looking camp to move into.  This left us with significantly less work building walls and digging platforms, lucky us! Thanks Mike! Clouds have moved in this evening and it has started to snow a bit but we are already fed, settled in, and for the most part crashed out. It was a tough day especially with the heat but the gang persevered.

‘til tomorrow,

RMI Guide Billy Nugent

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