Sunday, May 29, 2011

One more update

So, due to the satellite phone cutting in and out this morning I misheard some information. To clarify, the guys did not get into Base Camp last night at 8:02 p.m. They got in this MORNING at 8:02 a.m. They were then flown off at 9:00 a.m. So they basically climbed for about 17 hours to get from High Camp to Base Camp. They did take a three hour break at 11,000 to eat and rest. Wes said that while climbing through the night it really never got fully dark. He took off his sunglasses at 11 pm but put them back on by 5:30 am.

Wes said Talkeetna feels almost hot! It is maybe 70 degrees. It is very lush and green.

Both Curtis and Wes will be leaving Talkeetna tomorrow morning at 8:00 a.m. on the Denali Overland shuttle. Curtis decided to go back to Anchorage tomorrow, too. The guys will spend the night at the Historic Anchorage Inn. The earliest flights they could get are on Wednesday so both will be home Wednesday night!

1 comment:

Christopher said...

Great to talk to you yesterday, and Jillian is very excited to see Uncle Hat! We love your yard!