Tuesday, May 14, 2013

Denali Team 2 2013 - Dispatch 2

Denali Team 2: May 12 to June 1
Guides: Andrew Yasso, Geoff Lodge, Andrew Stephen

Climbers:  Blake Penson, Daniel Emond, Carol Akerson, Dan Douthit, David Bradley, Luca Smargiasso, Kevin Harker, Michael Buttery, Tina Fiori

Andrew Yasso called at 8pm PST on May 13th with the following dispatch:

Summary: Team 2 is at Camp 1. They are eating great food and enjoying decent weather. They are planning to cache today, May 14th, at around 9600' and will be moving up the mountain soon. 


AK Sandhills said...

Carol, Michael & David,

Cruisin' right along - enjoy the relatively easy days now and start getting mentally prepared for the 2 trips up the headwall.


Anonymous said...

Carol, Michael, & David we hope you are all having a wonderful time. Carol we love and miss you. Love, Meg & Aly

Unknown said...

michael, many good luck today with your climb, hope the weather is good we miss you lots, samuel asks about you daily, emily doing better now, happy as always, love and xxx from us three

Cornia Smargiasso said...

Greetings from sunny and cold South Africa! You are all in our thoughts.
Special hugs to Luca from all his girls and family!

Unknown said...

Good to hear that the group is in a good state of mind. Luca good luck and enjoy. Marco and family.

Unknown said...

Michael - watch out for them Polar Bears ;) - JJ

Unknown said...

Michael - Bring me a polar bear back ;) - JJ

Jeanne said...


It's great to hear your voice! It appears you all are eating pretty well. I look forward to hearing about your experiences. Have fun everyone!

I love you, Mom

Anonymous said...

Hi Andy, Enjoying the dispatches and thinking of you all the time! Must be spectacular! Be safe and enjoy!
and thanks for the card, love it! Mom

bluerail said...

Glad to hear things are going so well and the weather is decent.

Anonymous said...

we are sendind to all of you our best energy for the climb from all the Emond's family members in Cantley, Québec.

A special Hi et " Je t'aime" to Daniel from his wife Lucie. xx

Yahel said...

Hope everyone is well and safe....we miss you Tina!