Sunday, June 20, 2010

The Planes Are Flying!

They are flying into base camp!! The weather improved this morning and the clouds cleared out of base camp so the Talkeetna Air Taxi fleet took off with our climbers. The flight takes about 45 minutes, and is amazing. Taking off from Talkeetna at about 350 ft elevation and flying into the icy world of the Alaska range and landing at over 7000 ft in just 45 minutes is a great way to start this expedition.

Here's lead guide David Marchi's morning audio dispatch from Talkeetna...

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