Mt. McKinley: Jones and Team Move to 14,000 Camp

Posted by: Tyler Jones | June 06, 2012
Categories: *Expedition Dispatches *Mount McKinley
Elevation: 14,200'

This morning we awoke to mostly clear skies, calm winds,and great climbing temps. Bagels and bacon filled our tanks for an early breakfast. We loaded our packs with our camp and started the 3,000 foot climb back to our cache at 14,000’. The team climbed in better style than ever, cutting 15 minutes off our previous time to the 14,000’  Advanced Base Camp (ABC). The guides have some very tasty food in store for the next few meals as we rest, rehydrate, acclimate, and create tighter bonds with our new climbing partners.

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“Go daddy go”, says Team Snyder back in Texas!

Posted by: Julie Snyder on 6/7/2012 at 5:04 pm

Good breakfast good team and good guide, and your faith is an importand tool to get higher safely.
We are proud of you, go team go.
Thank you for the reports Tyler.God bless.

Posted by: voula likourgiotis on 6/7/2012 at 2:19 pm

Sounds like everything is going great, thinking of you everyday Chris, xo

Posted by: Susan on 6/7/2012 at 1:35 pm

Larry S. and crew:
Nice work.  Great to hear everyone is doing so well!  You are getting there Larry!!!
Fred K.

Posted by: Fred Klingeil on 6/7/2012 at 12:47 pm

chris be safe.

Posted by: Stella on 6/7/2012 at 11:34 am

Hope the good weather continues!  Good luck on the carry.

Posted by: Megan Berge on 6/7/2012 at 8:10 am

CLIMB ON!ENJOY THE JOURNEY!

Posted by: sHARON on 6/7/2012 at 8:04 am

Great job and WE hop for good weather as you move up. Be safe and have great adventure!!!

Posted by: Arthur G. Leake on 6/7/2012 at 5:53 am

You guys are getting close, and you’re in good hands…Tyler is the best!

Posted by: Chris Wolf on 6/7/2012 at 4:50 am

Way to go team!!

Posted by: Scott on 6/7/2012 at 3:41 am

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