Monday, June 7, 2010

Denali Team 3 - Dispatch #14

Denali Team 3: May 23 - June 12, 2010

Guides: Angela Seidling, Alaina Robertson

Climbers: Paul Rose, Joan Clofent, Paul Watkins, Carol Masheter, Simon Boaz, Bob Sullivan

Lead Guide Angela Seidling called at 12:16pm on Monday, June 7th:

Hello, world! Yesterday, moved up to 17,000 camp.

There were some major high winds in the morning on the ridge. We waited it out and left at 1:00pm in the afternoon to head for the new camp. By then, the winds had died down. We had a beautiful, calm stroll up to higher camp. However, as we neared the camp, the winds picked up again. The last 15 minutes were blustery. We had to set up camp in the wind and cold temps. As you can imagine, we’re all kind of tired right now. Tomorrow will be a rest day as of right now, but if the weather is nice, we might go for it! It’s feeling very winter-y out there.

One more thing: Our current team name is BOOM!



Guillem said...

Hi BOOMers!
Hope you boom the summit save and soon.
Hi Joan! Enjoy the climbing ;-)

Granny said...

Go Bob Boomer!!!!!! The teams back home are all pulling for you. WAY TO GO! We're praying for the perfect weather window when ya'll have regained your strength. ALMOST THERE! With love and hugs, Mom.

Gemma said...

Hi Joan, rest well today so you have a successful climbing tomorrow.
At my work everybody follows your quest. I have the feeling tomorrow will be the day!

Maria Teresa said...

Message for JOAN from his wife MariaTeresa: Joan, me and all the family are with you. Please take care and go for it. We love you. Kisses.

Jennifer said...

Go team Boom! It sounds like your making great progress. Simon think of tomorrow like one of your cross fit "active rest" days! :-) Those of us in the desert are rooting for you.

Maria Teresa Suñer Rufi said...

Hello! grandfather.
Encouragement and many kiss.
Aina, Olga adn grandmother.

Mike said...

Hi Carol/Silver Fox: Best wishes and prayers from your friends at the Health Dept. We're very proud of you! Go Boom!!

Perla said...

Simon: You're almost there! Months of hard training in the sandbox are paying off. Thinking of you and wishing you lots of luck!

Tom Faragher said...

Hey Mash - Enjoy your new journey up the mountain. Sending energy your way. Go Girl! You Rock!

Unknown said...

Hey "A" Girl -- Hoping for a birthday summit for you.
Love, Mom

Cheryl S said...

Carol Mountain Mama Boomer - Everyone in the Wasatch Mountain Club is watching and waiting to hear the summit news. Be Strong! Love you!

George said...

Alaina: Happy 24th Birthday! Mom said when she had her 24th she moved to Seattle from Dallas. I think that was the hot-pants, fake-eyelashes and wig days. You have to appreciate how far you have come from your roots girl. Boom! not bust... Have a great summit if the weather says GO! Party here 1st Saturday after your return for any or all members of Boom and your friends!