Begguya Expedition Day 07: Storm

The team has been confronted with a tough decision just days away from the summit due to a storm moving in. Listen below for more information: Video image courtesy of Monovita

Begguya Expedition: Day 06 by Willi Prettie

The team was prepping dinner after a long day in challenging snow conditions while making their way up the ridge. Listen below to the audio update left by team member Willi:

Begguya Expedition: Day 05 Ice Field

Dupre called in at 1 a.m. this morning with news that the team had successfully crossed the glacial ice field while approaching Mount Hunter. All is well. Listen to the audio message below for more details: Image by Dmitri von Klein on Dupre's Denali expedition 2012

Begguya Expedition: Day 03 Audio Update

The team called in late last night to report a great day spent at base camp practicing crevasse rescue techniques. Weather permitting, the expedition team will begin their ski towards Mt. Hunter tomorrow.​ Photo by Lonnie Dupre at base camp 2014

Begguya Expedition: Day 02 Basecamp

Talkeetna Air Taxi has reported that the Begguya Expedition team landed at base camp. With a good forecast in view, the team will be expected to move soon. Stay tuned for more from the mountain. Upward! Photos courtesy of Thomas Surprenant of Talkeetna Air Taxi

Begguya Expedition: Day 01 Prepping in Talkeetna, Alaska

The Begguya Expedition crew has arrived to the same quaint Alaska town of Talkeenta. Photo: Begguya team members (from left to right) Willi Prittie, Pascale Marceau, Lonnie Durpre & Chris Worlow. Read more about the Begguya Expedition team here. Yesterday was a day of reviewing shared team gear to pare down our total weight. We finalized our climbing hardware, our first aid, the food, the tents. Lonnie distributed our new Primaloft insoles and socks; so we finalized our footware. It's so nice to be in Talkeetna. No mistaking we are in Alaska. We sorted gear at the Talkeetna Air Taxi hanger all aft - with the sound of bush planes in the background. We also were lucky to have a blue bird sky v

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