Tuesday, June 8, 2010

Denali Team 4 - Dispatch #5

Denali Team 4: May 30 - June 19, 2010

Guides: Dylan Taylor, Jeremy Ellison, Tom Kirby

Climbers: Paul Hameister, Martin Perry, Tim Myall, Andy Sweet, Brian Plaugher, Jay Jackson, Dimitri Nichiporov, Respicius Baitwa, and Siggi Soleyjarson.

Lead guide Dylan Taylor called and left the following dispatch at 9:46 pm, Pacific time on Monday, June 7th:

Hello again office, this is Dylan at 14 camp. We are doing pretty good up here. We are planning on inserting another rest day into our stay at 14 camp in order to better acclimatize. We are planning on picking up our cache down low today, resting tomorrow, and then cache at 15,400 feet the next day.

I have some more messages to convey today. We couldn't find a notebook so all these messages have been written on a thai peanut sauce wrapper...it makes it a little difficult to read.

Jay - equipment dialed in, body dialed in, mentality dialed in, we are go for summit attempt.
Siggi - Dear Murphy, you are an elf. Love you mom.
Marty - Krissy, Jack, Billy, Hugo, the weather is fine, track fast, will call in 24 hours. Love and thanks.
Andy - Hi mom. Love you Wendy.

My phone battery is pretty low so I might not be able to get though all these messages...

(At that time that phone died and we were unable to receive the rest of the messages)

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Hey dad (marty), it's Jack. Really hoping you summit, but at the same time make sure you're safe!

Keep up the hard work, love ya, on your shoulder, and I'll see you soon.