June 24th Team carrying loads today

The team carried a load of food, fuel, and extra equipment from Camp 1 (7,200 ft) to Kahiltna Pass at about 10,200 ft today.  They dug a hole in the snow, cached the gear, and returned to Camp 1 for the night.   This is the strategy they’ll use for most of the rest of the climb, breaking up the amount of weight they’ll carry, and allowing them to “climb high and sleep low” so they can acclimate better to the ever increasing altitudes.   Everyone did great, but the satellite phone signal was pretty bad this evening, so we didn’t get the evening dispatch.   They plan to move up to Camp 2 at 11,000 ft tomorrow.

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