Alaska Seminar: Davis and Team On The Move

Posted by: Leon Davis, Mike King, Katrina Bloemsma | May 23, 2014
Categories: *Expedition Dispatches *Mount McKinley
Elevation: 7,880'

May 23, 2014 - 7:18 pm PT
Our first night away from the airstrip here at 7,800’ and it’s under beautiful clear blue skies. The winds above 14,000’ are moving hard but here it is calm. We walked 3.5 hrs north on the Kahiltna Glacier to the base of Ski Hill and occupied some vacant sites.  All told a pretty relaxing afternoon after adjusting to our pack & sled loads. Tomorrow we will gain 2,000’ to our next camp at 9,800’ which puts us near the base of Kahiltna Dome’s east ridge.

Good night friends and family!

RMI Guide Leon Davis & Team

A beautiful day to be in the Alaska Range.  Photo: Kel Rossiter

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Freuen uns über die täglichen Berichte. Wünschen dem Team und insbesondere Katharina weiterhin schöne Tage und viel Erfolg. Beste Grüße aus dem wolkigen Garmisch-Partenkirchen
Papa, Karin & Lexi

Posted by: Joachim Schmitt on 5/24/2014 at 10:39 pm

Grandma (Dorothy) wants to say good luck to you Bob and Nikki, and also to the rest your expedition, and god bless. I also wanted to say climb high, and don’t die, and happy anniversary to you two! It’s a great way for you to celebrate it.

Posted by: Michael Lowry and Grandma on 5/24/2014 at 7:01 am

Wish you all good weather and a safe and successful summit!

Lars

Posted by: Lars Akerman on 5/24/2014 at 1:22 am

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