Tuesday, April 14, 2009

April Alaska Range Conditions Report

Condition report:
Tokositna/Huntington- climbing conditions on the west face have been good. The ice pitches on the west face coulior are in. The summit snowfield has been thigh deep but plowable for you hardmen or women.
Ruth area- there is plenty of snow but not over the top. the ice pitches on the southeast side of Dickey were reported snowy and the ice was there but hard to find in some areas. There are no current reports from Ham and Eggs but a Norwegian team is poised and ready as of April 14th.
Peak 11300 is in good shape with some deep winter sugar layers.
Hunter- no reports
Denali- no climbing reports but the west butt looks good a bit wind scoured from 13000ft to the 14 camp.
Foraker- no reports
Little Swiss- no reports but it is very white in there, just looking for some attention.
Tordrillos- ashy! come with another plan
Kichatnas- no report waiting for Twid.

Talkeetna Air Taxi- paul

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