Mt. McKinley: Beren & Team Remain at 7,800’

Posted by: Jake Beren, Leon Davis | June 10, 2014
Categories: *Expedition Dispatches *Mount McKinley
Elevation: 7,800'

June 9, 2014 - 9:52 pm PT

The team remained at 7,800’ on Mt. McKinley and chalked it up to a weather day.  Apparently they spent the day composing poetry.  A copy of their work is below:

We’re below Ski Hill
Snowing, blowing, eating here
Hope to move up soon!

Cheers from 7800,
Katie, Leon, Jake, and Crew

RMI Guides Jake Beren, Leon Davis & Katie Bono

An RMI Team camped at 7,800ft on Mt. McKinley.  Photo: RMI Collection

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How about posting a group picture with the guides in front?
I want to see all you mountain climbers.

Posted by: scott's mom on 6/11/2014 at 12:11 pm

Curious about what you all do all day waiting for the snow to blow over ?  Wishing you sunshine all the way to the top! Missing you Scotter Potter! 
Love, mom

Posted by: scott's mom on 6/11/2014 at 12:08 pm

Weather Prayer + Godspeed Katie…Missed your name on dispatch the other day when I sent a post…All the best to you + team…Waltero

Posted by: waltero glover on 6/11/2014 at 4:27 am

yes, Snow snow go away. Come back after summit day!
Dawn, love you.

—Dawn’s mom—

Posted by: hye kim on 6/10/2014 at 8:58 pm

Loving all the updates and pictures! I hope the weather gets better for you guys.

Jared the family is thinking of you!!! We will all be together this weekend and we’ll keep checking to see how things are going!

Posted by: Amanda Schulz on 6/10/2014 at 7:44 pm

Thanks for the blog entries and pictures. Hope the weather clears and you have a great ascent. Ran the lake and booking the Utah trip. Hugs, M and D.

Posted by: Kathie on 6/10/2014 at 6:21 pm

George, we are rooting for u to move up that mountain and put all those hard worked hours at Atlanta Fitness to work!  We got your back. Randy

Posted by: Randy switts on 6/10/2014 at 3:29 pm

Go Team!

Do you guys need Cliff Bars! I’ll get them up there somehow. Go Hannah!


Posted by: Andy P. on 6/10/2014 at 1:56 pm

Snow snow go away. Come back after summit day!

Posted by: scott's mom on 6/10/2014 at 1:10 pm

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