Alaska Expedition Seminar: Marin & Team Prepare for Takeoff

Posted by: Andres Marin, Garrett Stevens, Katie Bono | May 14, 2013
Categories: *Expedition Dispatches *Mount McKinley

Yesterday we all met at the Anchorage Airport, drove to Wasilla and bought some food before reaching our final destination of the day, Talkeetna.  Once we arrived and settled in, the group had the opportunity to check out Talkeetna and enjoy their great food.

Today we have a super busy day ahead of us.  Breakfast, check in with the National Park Service, pack our gear, and if weather permits, fly onto the Kahiltna Glacier and set up camp. Sounds simple but believe me it is a lot!  We are all very excited for the flight to the glacier.  In my opinion, it is one of the many highlights of climbing in the Alaska Range.

We will be checking in later on.

All best,
RMI Guide Andres Marin and the Alaska Expedition Seminar

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Have fun, be safe and come back in one piece Tyson! Love you :)

Posted by: Katherine on 5/15/2013 at 8:21 am

Be safe and enjoy the adventure! Hope the weather breaks a bit - Dan, springtime has finally arrived as we are enjoying some beautiful sunny 80 degree days here in Chicago! Be strong be healthy climbers - onwards and upwards! Love you Dan xoxo

Posted by: Kirsten Weber on 5/15/2013 at 7:27 am

Palmer, i’m hiring Randy we speak.

Posted by: Lenny on 5/15/2013 at 7:03 am

Hey, Tyson and team, have a great experience and all return safely.
I think that experience might be a bit COLD for my likes.

Posted by: bob perius on 5/15/2013 at 5:08 am

Be careful climbers.  Tyson, you be safe, have a great time and enjoy every minute, even the tough ones.  Love you.

Posted by: Peggy duvall on 5/14/2013 at 7:37 pm

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