Mt. McKinley Expedition: Walter and Team Climb Ski Hill

Posted by: Mike Walter, Solveig Waterfall, Steve Gately | May 10, 2014
Categories: *Expedition Dispatches *Mount McKinley
Elevation: 9,400'

It’s another splitter evening on the Kahiltna Glacier.  Our team worked hard this afternoon and it all paid off when we rolled into camp here at 9400’ and enjoyed a few hours basking in the sunshine and casually building camp. Our group is becoming skilled in campsite construction, and we are sitting quite comfortably here in our massive snow fort. With Ski Hill out of the way and in the past, we are all looking forward to our move to 11,000’ tomorrow.

The team is doing well, spirits are high, the weather forecast looks promising, and we are all excited about the progress we’ve made and the climbing still ahead!

RMI Guide Mike Walter & Team

Pulling Sleds up Ski Hill. RMI Photo Collection

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Steve and team,

Glad to hear all is going well and the weather gods are smiling. Must be quite the view up there.

Steve: Bruins won 4-2 over Montreal and take a 3-2 series lead.

Dad

Posted by: Bill Gately on 5/11/2014 at 3:23 am

Great job team!  It looks beautiful!  Keep up the good work!

We’re thinking about you Dad!

Love,
Mandy

Posted by: MandyS on 5/10/2014 at 5:50 pm

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