Mt. McKinley: Walter & Team Summit!

Posted by: Mike Walter, Solveig Waterfall, Ben Liken | May 26, 2013
Categories: *Expedition Dispatches *Mount McKinley
Elevation: 20,320'

Saturday, May 25, 2013:

Hi All!

Our team is safely back at high camp after a successful summit bid today! Our entire team made it to the top and we enjoyed near perfect weather and route conditions! We left camp at 9:30 this morning and were standing on the roof of North America at 4:45 pm. After taking photos, exchanging high fives and hugs, and enjoying amazing views we descended towards camp in the evening glow of Alaska sunshine and with the anticipation of hot tea and a warm dinner.

We are all excited to begin our decent tomorrow and look forward to talking to all our friends and family in a few days!

Cheers!

RMI Guides Solveig, Mike, Ben, and the McKinley Team

An RMI Team climbs the summit ridge of Mt. McKinley a few years ago. Photo: Seth Waterfall

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Congratulations! Villy you made it! Greetings to everyone! Have a save trip home. We are looking forward to a thrilling report.
Tina & Klaus

Posted by: Tina on 5/26/2013 at 11:51 am

Congratulations to Solveig and the entire team

Posted by: Tom Waterfall on 5/26/2013 at 9:35 am

Congratulations from Germany for the team and say hello to Thomas from me!
Sylke

Posted by: Sylke on 5/26/2013 at 8:23 am

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