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   Climbing Denali  ...  May 20 - June 10, 2008

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 as if anyone really cares, we're heading to Alaska in May 2008 to climb Mount Denali (aka Mount McKinley)
 
 at 20,320' Denali (Athabascan for "The Great One") stands as the tallest peak in North America
 
 we're planning to climb the West Buttress Route, hoping to complete our climb in about 15 days
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 our team: Frodo, GO, Hamtero, Jeff, Mats, Rob, Stinkyfeet, Arm
 
 
 our rough itinerary:
 
 may 21 team meets in Anchorage Alaska
 
 may 22 team shuttles to Talkeetna
 
 may 23 team flies to Kahiltna Basecamp, climb to 7800'
 
 may 24 rest day at 7800' camp
 
 may 25 climb to 10,500' camp
 
 may 26 carry supplies to 13,500' cache, sleep at 10,500'
 
 may 27 move to 14,200' camp
 
 may 28 retrieve supplies from 13,500'
 
 may 29 rest day at 14,200' camp
 
 may 30 carry supplies to 16,200' cache, sleep at 14,200'
 
 may 31 move to 17,200' camp
 
 jun 01 retrieve supplies from 16,200'
 
 jun 02 rest day
 
 jun 03 summit day ?
 
 jun 04 summit day ?
 
 jun 05 summit day ?
 
 jun 06 summit day ?  move to 14,200' camp
 
 jun 07 move to 7800' camp
 
 jun 08 fly back to Talkeetna
 
 jun 09 shuttle to Anchorage
 
 jun 10 fly home
 
 
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