Mt. McKinley Expedition: Haugen & Team Descending to Basecamp

Posted by: Mike Haugen | July 06, 2011
Categories: *Expedition Dispatches *Mount McKinley
Elevation: 7,800'

We are checking in from our descent back to Base camp.  We stayed at 11,000’ last night and are currently making our way to 7,800’.  K2 Aviation has two planes scheduled to pick us up from the airstrip tomorrow morning.  Let’s hope the weather holds!

RMI Guide Mike Haugen

RMI Guide Mike Haugen checks in from 7,800' on Mt. McKinley.



Patrick…I’ve been following you too! Put another notch in your belt for an adventure that will be with you always. You’re my hero and I look forward to seeing you soon.

Posted by: jan Ellis on 7/7/2011 at 5:33 pm

Let us hear from you when you can.  Grey is getting his tonsils out this am.

Posted by: uniongator on 7/7/2011 at 5:29 am

Patrick, the whole family has been following your team’s progress and we are in awe of the accomplishment.  We will see you in August and look forward to the day-by-day.  As they say in France, chapeaux!!

Posted by: Cousin Kathy on 7/7/2011 at 5:25 am

PATRICK I’M SO PROUD OF YOU!  I was boasting of your greatness to random people at REI today.  So excited to hear your stories and see your pictures/videos.  Nice job to you and your whole team, get home safe, miss you so much!


Posted by: Janina on 7/6/2011 at 10:32 pm

Can’t wait until you’re home papa. LOVE YOU!

Posted by: Yashu on 7/6/2011 at 5:14 pm

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