Climber Linda Wohlgemuth called in with an update on the Mountain Trip May 19 Denali West Buttress team, who were just sitting down to a delicious dinner prepared by their guides 14,200′. They have now spent a couple of days at 14-Camp, where all climbers on the mountain must take a mandatory acclimatization and rest day before moving higher, so that their bodies have a chance to adjust to the thinner air.
Unfortunately, the update is cut short, but judging from the previous updates, the team will likely be completing their last cache today just below High Camp at 17,200′. I suspect they would also mention that they will be making their summit bid within the next few days, provided that the weather on the Great One allows.
Here’s Linda with the dispatch: