Mt. McKinley Update May 19

The entire team is safely off the mountain having all flown off of the SE Fork of the Kahiltna Glacier yesterday.  The expedition reached a high point of 15,500′ before turning around.  Amid several more days of high winds in the forecast that were projected to reach 70+mph and dwindling food supplies the team decided it was best to turn back.

The expedition was a success on many levels.  Above all else the entire team stayed safe and returned without a single injury.  Everybody also learned a a lot about mountaineering and about themselves.  Everybody remained friends and the adventures shared will only strengthen those bonds.

More news will be coming soon complete with pictures of another amazing adventure.  Thank you to everybody for their thoughts and prayers during our expedition!!

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