Mt. McKinley: Nugent & Team Have Another Day in Talkeetna

Posted by: Billy Nugent, Kel Rossiter | May 18, 2013
Categories: *Expedition Dispatches *Mount McKinley
Elevation: 346'

Woke up this morning to snow on the ground and sleet falling from the sky.  It turns out that this doesn’t make for the safest bush flights or glacier landings so we spent another day hanging out in Talkeetna.  We ate a lot of food, hung out some, practiced crevasse rescue, hung out some more, and some of us even drank a couple beers. Tomorrow is calling for more of the same but with a chance of partial clearing later in the day.  We have our fingers crossed…

More to come as our expedition gets off the ground,

RMI Guide Billy Nugent

K2 plane waiting for good flying weather. Photo: Billy Nugent

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