Lead Guide Aaron Diamond checked in from 14,200′, where the vets took another weather day today. The snow and wind was just too much to warrant a push up to High Camp today. They did go for a short hike to a spectacular spot known as “The Edge of the World.” From this vantage point, climbers can peer down a thousand meters of vertical into the rugged and daunting Northeast Fork of the Kahiltna Glacier, also known as “The Valley of Death.”
The NPS hosted a BBQ that afternoon, so the boys and Nicole are well fed and stoked to push high as soon as possible.
Here’s Aaron –