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Mt. McKinley: Walter & Team Reach 17,000’ Camp

Mike Walter called at 12:00 a.m. Friday morning and reported that he and the team had reached 17,000’ Camp on Mt. McKinley. They had a nice day of climbing with light snow and no wind. They rolled into camp at about 5:00 p.m., and are now resting. The team may take a rest day at 17,000 but if everyone is feeling good they might just go for the top.

Good Luck Team!

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Comments (10)

May not sleep tonight, too excited!!!!

Posted by: sarah Zeps on

Delighted you had the chance to move onward and upward, well done team! A promise of beer, the weather cleared…tricky, isn’t it??!
Continued success for all,
liz

Posted by: liz weller on

matt     well the big day awaits. go get um. maybe we should do the conejos when you get back here. i love you and stay safe. have almost run out of candles so hurry home. so good to hear your voice.
m

Posted by: terry pennington on

Go Team, good going to get to 17. Pinedale all smokey with fires in the mts. We’ll save you some brookies, rainbows & cutthroats. Safe journey to the summit & return.Jotz & Jotz

Posted by: chan weller on

Hello to all,  Hope all is going well and everyone if feeling great for the climb to the
top.  Said a few prayers today for good weather and safe climbing.  Thanks for the call, unfortunately I was sound asleep and thought I was dreaming.  Take care of each other and good luck.
Dad

Posted by: Don Pennington on

Woohoo, good job! I vote for no resting! Paul, all the girls are going to see Magic Mike tonight, but seeing as how much you enjoyed Brokeback Mountain, I have decided to wait for you to get home so we can go watch it together. I hope your mountain is nothing like Brokeback!  Cant wait to see you in a few days.  Good luck getting to the top.

Posted by: Jamie on

Stan—Looking good for a run to the top!  Good luck and I hope the sun comes out for you!  Take lots of pictures for the folks.  Be safe and we will be watching the blog for updates!  Love me

Posted by: Betsy on

You are almost there!  Enjoy the final push to the top and get down safely.  We are cheering for you all!

Posted by: Di on

Go Team!  You’re almost there.
Missy

Posted by: missy prudden on

Hi Steve,
We’re watching the blog daily and cheering for you and your team!!! We pray that you’re all safe, healthy and home very soon.
Your Bradford Family

Posted by: Jayme's Mom on

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