Monday, May 16, 2011

Denali Team 1: May 1 - 21 Dispatch #17 . . . . . . Summit Reached!

Denali Team 1: May 1 - 21
Guides: Kurt Hicks, Dan Otter, Aili Farquhar

Climbers: Izabela Smolokowska (Warsaw, Poland), James Haydock (Dublin, Ireland), Ardeshir Yaftebbi, Iwan Irawan, Fajri Al Luthfi, Martin Rimbawan, Popo Fajar Sidik, and Nurhuda (all from Indonesia).

Kurt called with a dispatch at 9:00 pm on May 15:

"Hey guys! This is Kurt calling from the summit of Denali! There's light winds, about 10 mph, and currently overcast. Everyone is really happy to be up here. We won't stay long, though. We’ll call you again when we’re back at camp, but all is well!"

Kurt called again with a dispatch at 4:15 am on May 15:

"This is Kurt at about 4am and we are back safely at camp."

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