Mt. McKinley: Billy Nugent & Team Ready in Talkeetna

Posted by: Billy Nugent, Kel Rossiter, Levi Kepsel | May 16, 2013
Categories: *Expedition Dispatches *Mount McKinley

Hi all, today kicked off the official start of the second RMI Denali expedition of the 2013 season!  We spent the day dealing with the more unsavory and tedious parts of mountain climbing in our preparation for tomorrow’s flight into the range. Namely, we checked (and re-checked) gear, completed our orientation and permitting process with the NPS, and packed up and weighed all of our food and equipment for loading the planes.  We enjoyed a team dinner on what is hopefully our last evening in civilization.  The team is psyched, strong, and maybe a bit nervous but certainly ready to go - we just need the weather to cooperate tomorrow morning so we can get into Basecamp.

we’ll see…

RMI Guide Billy Nugent

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Glad the team finally made in to the glacier. Have a great journey!
Kristan

Posted by: Kristan on 5/19/2013 at 2:30 pm

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