Mt. McKinley: Walter & Team Acclimate at 11,000’

Posted by: Mike Walter, Solveig Waterfall, Ben Liken | May 14, 2013
Categories: *Expedition Dispatches *Mount McKinley
Elevation: 11,000'

Hello again from the 11k camp on Denali!

We decided to take another day to rest and acclimate to the altitude. We spent most of the day lounging around, reading, listening music, napping, and telling lies, all the while getting stronger for our forays up higher.

The weather was cloudy, cooler, and windier today, and a trace of snow fell overnight. But as I lie in my sleeping bag typing this dispatch, a cloudless sky sits above us. We’re hoping for good weather tomorrow so we can carry supplies up to around 13,600’. We’ll stay in touch.

RMI Guide Mike Walter & team

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Mike,  what did the blonde say when the guide blew in her ear?  Thanks for the refill.  Good Luck   John and Steve

Posted by: john riester on 5/14/2013 at 4:10 pm

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