Mt. McKinley: Beren & Team Rest & Train

Posted by: Jake Beren, Leon Davis | June 17, 2014
Categories: *Expedition Dispatches *Mount McKinley
Elevation: 14,200'

June 16, 2014 11:31pm PT
Happy Monday from all us sinners up here at 14 Camp!  Today we rested and trained for our foray up the fixed lines. After a bit of afternoon rest we then spent some time fortifying camp. It’s been great up here so far and we are lucky to be surrounded by the other RMI teams. Everyone had been super hospitable and helpful getting settled in. If the weather allows, we will try a mission to the top of the fixed lines. If not, a day of rest sure wouldn’t hurt.

That’s all from 14! 

RMI Guide Jake Beren & Team

Fixed Lines on Mt. McKinley. Photo: Katy Laveck

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George and Team - it is amazing what you guys are doing.  We are all pulling for you!  Wishing you strength and good weather - Bergmann’s Heil! JE

Posted by: JE on 6/18/2014 at 4:55 am

14 sounds like a good number!  Looks like you are all in good company and the weather might be turning in your favor.  We are all watching for the moment you are standing at the top!
Safe travels to Dawn and team!
love mommeg and all from CT

Posted by: Meg Scata on 6/17/2014 at 8:03 pm

I am proud of you. Just be careful not to expose your skin to the bitter cold. Great job, guides and team!

Posted by: Hye on 6/17/2014 at 7:36 pm

J-Raaaaaash good luck bro! Strong arms! Miss you buddy.

Posted by: Ru, Dip & Kai on 6/17/2014 at 6:44 pm

Chris - Today I heard Cold Weather by Zack Brown. How fitting. I hope you are keeping relatively warm up there! Looking forward to your safe return. xo

Posted by: Leah on 6/17/2014 at 4:57 pm

Jake, I always enjoy your fried cookie dough…enjoy.  Have a fantastic trip, enjoy every minute.

Posted by: Fletch on 6/17/2014 at 11:47 am

Hi Jake,
14K camp would be a great place to cook one of your unforgettably delicious, warm desserts. Your team will do anything for you then (well, maybe short of carrying your load up the fixed lines).
Wishing you days filled with high pressure :) Christel

Posted by: Christel Hennet on 6/17/2014 at 11:12 am

Wow! I bet you have a great view. Chris,we are all so excited for you.  Stay safe and I am praying for good weather for all the team.  Love mom

Posted by: elizabeth.koerner on 6/17/2014 at 10:19 am

Hi Jared and Team! Good luck moving forward. Still praying for good weather for you. Wishing all good luck and stay strong your all most there!! Love Mom

Posted by: Donna on 6/17/2014 at 9:22 am

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