Mt. McKinley: Rest Day for Van Deventer and Team

Posted by: Pete Van Deventer, Robby Young | May 26, 2014
Categories: *Expedition Dispatches *Mount McKinley
Elevation: 14,000'

May 25, 2014 - 11:56 pm PT

We took full advantage of our rest day today, eating a big brunch of egg, bacon, and veggie quesadillas (there is a recurring theme here involving our meals). The storm that was forecast for last night and today didn’t materialize, so it was a great day for chatting in the posh, catching some sun, and catching up on journals and reading. Everyone’s legs appreciated the recovery from yesterday’s big effort. 

The forecasts going forward are pretty scattered, and aren’t really painting a clear picture, so at this point we’re in standby mode, waiting for our weather window to present itself. We’ll see when that happens, but until then, we are living really comfortably at 14 camp. We’ll be in touch with more news tomorrow.

RMI Guides Pete, Robby, and Josh

Enjoying the view from 14,000 ft on Mt. McKinley. Photo: RMI Collection

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Thanks for all the updates! Singing ‘here comes the sun’ - hoping it brings you good weather :)

Posted by: Mo on 5/26/2014 at 6:12 pm

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