Mt. McKinley: Jake Beren & Team - Expedition Ends

Posted by: Jake Beren, Elias de Andres Martos | June 24, 2012
Categories: *Expedition Dispatches *Mount McKinley
Elevation: 348'

A few hours ago we were sitting on the glacier, Heartbreak Hill already a fading memory. Now we are back in Talkeetna, showered and fed and reconnecting with life off of the mountain. Our final day’s walk was truly magnificent, with the light of the solstice in full effect as we marched downhill into thicker and thicker air, gaining strength as we went despite the accumulation of many days of work and little sleep. Waiting a few hours for a flight in the warm sun in the stillness of the Southeast Fork took the title as my best airport experience ever.

Once again we are all happy and healthy, glad to return to everyone back home safely and with an excellent time with friends on The Great One.

RMI Guide Jake Beren

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Woohoo Jim and Halsey! Congratulations! Can’t wait to hear all about it. So glad you are back safe and sound!

Posted by: Ruth on 6/25/2012 at 9:59 pm

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