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swamysolo summit  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 28, 2012


Reached the summit around 5:00 pm.
Was followed by a team of 2 Alpine Ascents guides and 5 clients.
One of the guide was Vern Tejas.
Posted Jul 18, 2012 4:29 pm

DarrenKnezekCold, Hard, and Loads of Adventure!  Sucess!
Date Climbed: May 20, 2012


Climbed the West Buttress with Jennifer Knezek, and John Judd. Started on May 2nd, got caught in a snow storm at 14,000 and summited a few days later. Rescued a Russian climber who fell off the ridge above Washburn's Thumb, luckily, Jennifer saw him fall about 100 feet where he hit a large rock before a 2,000 foot death fall. Erik from Holland tied into the end of our rope at the start of the Autobahn since no one in his group was going. Great summit day. Took a rest day at 17,000 and headed back to Kahiltna Base Camp.
What a grand adventure!!
Posted Jun 21, 2012 1:14 am

ScottyPSecond time the charm  Sucess!
Date Climbed: May 27, 2012


After getting sick in 2010, this year felt awesome! Great summit ridge...And oh those views from 17k ridge...Scott
Posted Jun 4, 2012 12:08 am

MarmadukeRe: Second time the charm


Very nice Scott!!!!!! What's next, I see a pattern developing?
Posted Jun 4, 2012 12:22 pm

ScottyPRe: Second time the charm  Sucess!


Vinson in December
Posted Jun 6, 2012 11:01 pm

KevinPourroyDenali Pro pin  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 16, 2011


Climbed with four other climbers that I met on this site. Got a Denali Pro Pin for environmental stewardship!
Posted Nov 26, 2011 3:34 am

SietoDenali 2011 with AMS  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 6, 2011


I climbed Denali in may and june 2011, with a group guided by the Alaska Mountaineering School. The trip only took 16 days, including 3 days at high camp (17k). We were all very happy to summit during the one day weahter window. It was a bit busy though.
Posted Jul 10, 2011 9:06 am

zoomlocoAlpine style solo ascent  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 13, 2011


Overnights at 11k at 2 nights at 14k before a push to the summit on day 4 via west buttress. Most parties were huddled at 17k camp because of supposedly bad conditions but one other party also summited that day, the last decent day of the weather window for the next 4 days.
Posted Jul 7, 2011 11:36 am

gatoSummit #3  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 17, 2011


Beautiful day on the mountain, great crew! Summited with 8 total, first crew up and down that day.
Posted Jul 3, 2011 12:28 am

kevoWest Buttress  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 2, 2011


Two man unguided team, both summited. Made the summit on day 11 in a very small weather window. Made the push to 17k with no cache and went for the summit the next day.
Posted Jun 19, 2011 2:10 pm

leftyWest Buttress  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 6, 2011


Got lucky and only had to spend 14 days on the mountain to get it done.
Posted Jun 13, 2011 7:50 pm

Vitaliy M.West Buttress  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 6, 2011

Vitaliy M.

What a zoo. Buttress has too many people on it that do not belong. Our group went unguided and got the summit on 11th day from arrival. Spent a bit too much time at 17K camp waiting out a storm. Got our window and went up to the summit in about 4 hours from camp. Next time coming here for Cassin!!!
Beautiful mountain, a lot of other things to do around and on it in the future. Cassin ridge is waiting...
Posted Jun 11, 2011 11:57 pm

MarmadukeRe: West Buttress


Congrats!! Hope to read a trip report from ya'.
Posted Jun 12, 2011 3:40 pm

michellenWest Buttress  Sucess!
Date Climbed: May 27, 2011


Climbed the West Butt May 9-29 with Mountain Trip. Hard work, but just beautiful!
Posted Jun 7, 2011 7:08 pm

Jesus MalverdeWest Buttress  Sucess!
Date Climbed: May 30, 2011

Jesus Malverde

One BIG Rat Feeder. 17 hours 38 minutes round trip from 17 Camp. Waiting lines coming down the summit ridge and above Denali Pass. Outstanding trip except for a "non-textbook" crevasse fall 1.5 hours from KIA. Glacier conditions were mine-field crazy with our group having 5+ punch throughs and my two way "ride" in the course of an hour. Pinned down by pack for 30 minutes 5+ feet under: Many thanks Zach, Ben and Caitlin for getting me out! 14th US state highpoint.
In Memoriam: Suzanne Allen, Peter Bullard.
Posted Jun 5, 2011 5:51 pm

radsonWest Butt  Sucess!
Date Climbed: May 23, 2011


A summit that is hard to enjoy with the deaths of Suzanne and Peter the following day from AAI. RIP Guys.
Posted Jun 2, 2011 3:30 am

mp5of8Long time ago  Sucess!
Date Climbed: May 15, 1981


unguided, west butt, 2 out 3 summited (3rd got it the next year), skied up to 12K, sledded down
Posted Apr 14, 2011 11:56 am

Date Climbed: Jun 13, 2010


high Camp, no summit :( Amazing place, great crew. Can't wait to go back.
Posted Mar 21, 2011 6:57 pm

Bezoar GoatTraverse  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 6, 2007

Bezoar Goat

Traversed from the Kahiltna to Wonder Lake. I still owe SP a writeup...
Posted Mar 1, 2011 4:05 pm

climbingfurryNorth America's Greatest mtn  Sucess!


Summited Denali in 2003 while I was living in Fairbanks. What a mountain!
Posted Jan 24, 2011 10:39 am

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