Wednesday, June 23, 2010

Denali Team 5: Dispatch #12

Denali Team 5: June 13–July 3

Guides: Paul Ivaska, Richard Riquelme, Kristen Looper
Apprentice: Andrew Yasso

Climbers: Walt, Ann, and Luke Hampton (Canton, Connecticut), Caitriona Strain (Burnfoot, Ireland), Brendan McDyer (Glenties, Ireland), Skye O'Donnell (Sydney, Australia), Colin Stalnecker (Chicago, Illinois), Ryan Derrigan (Rickmansworth, England), and Stephen Williams (Oxon, United Kingdom)

Paul called in a quick dispatch on Wednesday, June 23rd, at 5:30pm Pacific time:

"We're back at 14,000 camp today, after a successful cache up at 16,000 feet. Everyone's doing well, and tomorrow we'll move up to high camp. Talk to you then!"

Here are a few messages from us to you:

From Andrew: Thanks to everyone following the trip! Love to my friends and family.

From Walt and Anne: Say hello to hlo!

From Skye to Karl: Pray to God that the loads are not too heavy!


DD said...

I hope your trek to high camp went well today and that you are feeling good.

Anonymous said...

Colin, great job!! Hope trek to high camp went well. Keep going..we love you!! Jenny

Anonymous said...

Andy Lopuchowycz says...

Walt, Ann, Luke, Paul - Heard from Cait back in Anchorage, and guess Bradder's is on his way as well. Wish I was joining you all on the trip as I had planned this year - rooting for you all to summit and return safely!