Mt. Mckinley: Mike Walter and Team Prepare for Summit Bid

Posted by: Mike Walter, Paul Edgren | June 30, 2012
Categories: *Expedition Dispatches *Mount McKinley
Elevation: 17,000'

Mike Walter called and checked in on Friday night at about 9:50 p.m.  There were some clouds and winds on the upper mountain so the team decided to take a rest day at 17,000’ camp. They have had nice weather at camp and a good rest.  Mike reported an awesome forecast for today with sunny skies and light winds, so they plan to make their summit attempt.  The team is excited and ready to go.

Good Luck Team!

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DZ and Team hope weather holds and you have an excellent summit, be safe. Remember Raindeer Sausage the Road House and Summit Burgers/Beers at the West Rib when back down in Talkeetna.
John V.

Posted by: John on 6/30/2012 at 11:49 am

Glad to read the weather is co-operating for a summit
attempt. I’ve been keeping everyone updated here at MMC. Dr.P sends his best wishes to #1. Be safe.

Posted by: Nancy on 6/30/2012 at 9:35 am

Glad to hear about the great climbing forecast.  Hope you are at the top right now!  We will save some hot weather for your return so enjoy the snow for a few more days!

Posted by: Di on 6/30/2012 at 8:17 am

Yea have been praying for good weather for all. Only positive thoughts. You will do it . We are waiting for your return Dr. Riester to here all the stories.    Cathy

Posted by: Cathy on 6/30/2012 at 7:54 am

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