Wednesday, May 30, 2012

Denali Team 5: May 27 to June 16 - Dispatch # 4

Guides: Alasdair Turner, Chad Cochran, Higinio Gonzalez

Climbers: Mary Neave (UK), James Neave (UK), Alex Round (UK), Daniel Hughes (UK), Knut Heggland (Norway), Guy Manning (Cayman Islands), Michael Rieder (Idaho)

Chad called May 30th at 5:15pm PST from Camp 1:

"Hey, it's Chad calling.  Things are going well ... we cached food and fuel at 10,000 feet today, somewhat below Kahiltna Pass.  Now we're back at Camp 1 getting ready to eat our dinner of burritos. 

"Everyone is looking really strong ... it's impressive.  The whole team is very fit. 

"Tomorrow we head up to Camp 2 at 11,200 ft.

"Okay, gotta go!"

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