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Monday, June 22, 2009

Posting from Talkeetna, AK

I'm in Alaska, getting ready to guide my first Denali trip with Alpine Ascents. Spent the day helping another AAI team prepare for their trip: packing, weighing gear, driving the van, arranging air taxi to basecamp, the works. We've just arrived at Talkeetna Air Taxi (TAT) and are making final preparations for them to fly onto the glacier this afternoon. Fun stuff!





It's nice up here, overcast but not cold - lots of mosquitoes though. >:-b There was an earthquake earlier this morning - felt it rumble under our feet - guess it set off a bunch of avalanches up on the mountain - yikes! My trip leaves on Wednesday - can't wait!

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Blogger Steve Perisho said...

Plane looks like what we used to call a siulik (Iñupiaq for Northern pike).

7:27 PM  
Blogger drreneigh said...

Have all kinds of fun Devo. Can't wait to read about your adventures, see the photos, share the fun. Have a great summer. Love you!
Renee

8:38 PM  

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