Mt. McKinley: Jake Beren and Team Arrive in Talkeetna

Posted by: Jake Beren, Elias de Andres Martos | June 06, 2012
Categories: *Expedition Dispatches *Mount McKinley
Elevation: 348'

Greetings from Talkeetna AK! 

Our team made it in last night/early this morning with all gear accounted for and we enjoyed a good night’s rest in Talkeetna. This morning it was business as usual, big breakfasts at the Roadhouse, a NPS orientation and a lot of sorting gear in the K2 hangar. Now we are checking tents, stoves and group gear before a big feast tonight. With any luck we will fly out tomorrow morning.

Til then,
RMI Guide Jake Beren

The team rigging tents in Talkeetna.  Photo: Jake Beren

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Ciao Eric,  Thinking of you and praying for good weather and a safe trip. We are very proud of you and all the hard work it took to get you where you are today. Can’t wait to see you to share stories. Amore from Mom and Dad

Posted by: Tom and Kathy Schafer on 6/16/2012 at 10:15 pm

Wow-  thats impressive progress.  Also - potluck?  I thought this was supposed to be hard!  You should be relaying stories of extreme hardship and grit!
You guys are awesome. 
All the best.

K - Uma came back Malaysia and we had a hurricane at home…till the home was in order and to her spec. :-)

Posted by: AK on 6/12/2012 at 6:03 pm

Way to go (or arrive??) Jake, Elias and K.  Happy climbing to the team!  Too bad Im missing the fun.

Posted by: AK on 6/8/2012 at 9:58 am

Stay safe Bob! Praying for the whole team!

Posted by: Kathy Spinks on 6/7/2012 at 11:13 am

Good luck (and good weather) for all of you, and greetings from Hamburg/Germany. Crispi, it feels good to join you on your trip - vitually. Take care, Tropf

Posted by: Susann on 6/7/2012 at 8:59 am

Best of luck and many prayers to those climbing. Have a blast dad!!!

Posted by: Shena Cordial on 6/7/2012 at 8:06 am

Good Luck Tony Crumley, Be safe!!!

Posted by: PamHowerton on 6/7/2012 at 7:12 am

So excited for everyone! prayers for you all! Love you Tony Crumley!

Posted by: Jill Crumley on 6/7/2012 at 6:19 am

Soooo excited for you all!!!  Praying for you Tony!
love you!

Posted by: Jill Crumley on 6/7/2012 at 6:17 am

Good luck and happy climbing. Enjoy yourself Tony Crumley. We are all watching and praying for the whole team. ENJOY!

Posted by: Laura Crumley Rito on 6/7/2012 at 6:04 am

Good luck to the team. Is Bob Spinks climbing with this team?

Posted by: Rick Stegeman on 6/7/2012 at 3:45 am

I can tell by looking at the picture that this is a strong team.

-certainly not a 6/5 team member

Posted by: Eric Schafer on 6/6/2012 at 11:28 pm

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