Mt. McKinley: Walter & Team Return to Talkeetna

Posted by: Mike Walter, Pete Van Deventer | May 30, 2012
Categories: *Expedition Dispatches *Mount McKinley
Elevation: 348'

Our whole crew is safe and sound back in Talkeetna!

After a successful summit of Denali on Sunday, our crew descended to the 14,000’ camp on Monday. Then, after an early start Tuesday, we hiked out to Basecamp and arrived at the airstrip in the early evening and were lucky enough to have some clear weather to fly off of the glacier and back to civilization. We had a great team dinner last night at the West Rib Pub, and we are all enjoying the comforts of real beds and running water! After 18 great days on the mountain, our expedition is officially over. Everyone is parting ways today, heading back to loved ones back home. It was a great adventure on Denali; climbing with a great team, great weather, and a great mountain, it was hard to beat!

RMI Guide Mike Walter

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Congrats to the team and Mike for another well lead expedition. A little quicker than last year :)

Posted by: Jeff Rapp on 5/31/2012 at 1:40 pm

Nicely done folks! Welcome back Rich!

Posted by: Erik on 5/31/2012 at 8:06 am

Hooyah!!!

Posted by: Randy on 5/30/2012 at 9:59 pm

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