Denali - West Buttress

We encountered high winds while attempting to carry a cache up to 16.2K on the West Buttress of Denali. The team is discussing whether or not to continue. A lenticular cloud was also forming over Foraker, so we decided to turn back that day.
From left to right; Ben, Steve, Peter and Paul.

Photo taken from just below the headwall, May 25, 2008. Basin Camp (14K) is behind us with Mt Hunter in the distance.


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tleaf - Jul 22, 2008 3:12 pm - Voted 10/10

Paul seems to be

standing on the rope? Hopefully not harming it ):


Alpinist - Jul 22, 2008 3:15 pm - Hasn't voted

Re: Paul seems to be

Not standing on it really. I think it is merely wrapped around his foot.

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