Saturday, May 18, 2013
Denali Team 1 2013 - Dispatch 11
Denali Team 1: May 5 to May 25
Note: We will post the audio version of these on Monday May 20th.
Guides: Mike Pond, Aili Farquhar, Dustin Byrne
Climbers: Anna Bolmat, Kevin Burr, Alois Bogenschutz, Jurgen Kreß, Wolfgang Eggl, Daniel Boller, Dominik Meyer, Harrer Aurelia, Titus Pachmann, Daniel Meyerhoff
Mike called at 12:15am PST on May 18th with the following dispatch:
Summary: We're weathered in at 14 camp due to high winds and snow. We played a rousing game of trans camp battleship over the radios. 4 expedition teams were playing games simultaneously. We're just sitting tight waiting to move to high camp once the weather breaks.
Mike Called at 9:58pm PST on May 18th with the following dispatch:
This Haiku pretty much sums it up:
Waiting at fourteen
Maybe we will climb Monday
We still have a chance.
Dustin called at 12:44pm PST on May 18th with the following dispatch:
Summary: We just enjoyed some toasted bagels and cream cheese. We're still waiting for the storm to die down. We are hoping to move up on Sunday.