Dispatches from American Alpine Institute's worldwide mountaineering expeditions, including the West Buttress of Denali, Ecuador, Bolivia, and the Seven Summits.
Friday, May 23, 2014
2014 Denali Team 2 - Dispatch 15
Trip Dates: May 11-31, 2014
Update Received: May 23, 2014. 9:17pm PST. Still at 14,200'. Team 2 took a forced rest day due to inclement weather, but they're keeping busy nonetheless...
Team 2's To Do List:
1. Dig cook tent seats deep enough to create back rests. Don't forget to add a throne or two. 2. Build a replica of Big Ben out of snow. 3. Dig out a solid pull-up pit, so we can stay in shape. 4. Add a few more blocks to our snow walls. 5. Read a few books. 6. Hang out. 7. Wait for weather to improve. 8. Eat some more.
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You definitely have some creative ways to pass the time but we vote that you get your summit bid.
This is for Amy, wish we were there, wish you were here,
Mom and Dad from La Verkin
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