Tuesday, May 18, 2010

Denali Team 2 - Dispatch #1

Denali Team 2: May 16 - June 5, 2010

Guides: Paul Ivaska, Chantel Astorga, Kevin Hogan

Climbers: John McQueston, Nick Pearce, Sarah Nelson, Roger Woolett, Simon James, Max Bouev, Jeff Marks, Alex Roetter, Mark Michelin

Monday, May 17 - 8 pm PST

Assistant Denali Guide Kevin Hogan called in with the following dispatch. The reception was patchy so parts of the dispatch were difficult to understand.

"Hey there office, this is Kevin calling in with the first dispatch of Team 2. We flew in to basecamp yesterday after a wonderful afternoon in Talkeetna full of pizza and burgers. Today, is actually my birthday and there is nowhere else I'd rather be to celebrate!"

"We did a single carry today up to make a cache at Camp 1. One of the highlights of the day was the awesome lunch of Chicken of the Sea sandwiches. We've got a taste of Thailand tonight. The weather is stellar and the views magnificent."

"Everyone would like to say hello to the family and friends. (Note: There were more specific hellos but it was very difficult to understand). We'll be moving up to Camp 1 tomorrow. Talk to you all later!"

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Alena said...

Hi, Team 2 and guieds!
This is Max mother, Elena. I glad to read the first dispatche and I wish everybody nice weather, many strendths and successful climb

Unknown said...

Hi All,

This is Matty Collins, mate of Nick Pearce. Am checking these blogs regularly buddy, thoughts of Ev, Noosha, Golding, Pat and I are all with you. Do it for Greenhorn Expediitons!