Mt. McKinley: Okita & Team Do Well on Move to 11,200’ Camp

Posted by: Brent Okita, Leon Davis, Lindsay Mann | May 27, 2012
Categories: *Expedition Dispatches *Mount McKinley
Elevation: 11,200'

With packs lightened down after leaving a cache at 9500’, the team made easy work on the climb to 11,200’ camp today. Our three and a half hour jaunt was made all the nicer by bluebird skies and sunny warm temperatures. To top things off we moved into a nice campsite that required minimal work. Although its snowing lightly again, we are looking forward to another easier day tomorrow, where we will retrieve our cache from 9500’.

That’s all from 11,200 feet.

RMI Guides Lindsay Mann, Leon Davis and Brent Okita

An RMI Team's Camp at 11,200'

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Gary,  All is well here.  It was obvious to us that you didn’t plan the days hike!  Only three and a half hours!  LOL. We love you and miss you.  Angela and Ian

Posted by: Angela Rennie on 5/29/2012 at 5:20 am

Kristen- thinking of you every day! Hope you’re having the time of your life! Only three and a half hours of walking for the day? Is this making Mauna Kea look hard?
Miss you. Be safe and love you!!!

Posted by: Timothy Kelliher MD on 5/28/2012 at 5:13 am

Phil:  Checking in on you.  Looks like you have had good days.  Best of Luck!!

Posted by: Susan and Kris on 5/27/2012 at 4:28 pm

Audrey and Doug, SO proud of you, have fun! Love, Tricia

Posted by: Tricia Ricks on 5/27/2012 at 1:33 pm

You go girl Kristen. Love Bobcat.

Posted by: Bob Bender on 5/27/2012 at 12:50 pm

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