254 Photos - Jun 17, 2008
Photo: Arek is helping me packing my gear - Gryfino - PolandPhoto: Tantow - Germany - Waiting for a train to FrankfurtPhoto: Wind Generators - GermanyPhoto: With Tomek - Frankfurt airportPhoto: First night - Frankfurt airport - small parkPhoto: Anchorage - Piter's carPhoto: Tomek at Piters housePhoto: Anchorge carsPhoto: Anchorage carsPhoto: Training in AnchoragePhoto: At Piters housePhoto: AnchoragePhoto: our routePhoto: preparations at Piters carsPhoto: preparationsPhoto: Malaspina Glacier from plane to YautatPhoto: Hubbards Glacier - view from planePhoto: Yakuat from planePhoto: Yakutat - Scots carPhoto: Yakutat - Scots dogPhoto: Yakutat harbourPhoto: Day 1 - Yakuat campingPhoto: YakutatPhoto: Tomek in the tankPhoto: Photo: Yakutat beachPhoto: Yakutat harbour - our skiffPhoto: Rube on the bow - going to Malaspina Lake via riverPhoto: Day 2 - we are staying here - Ruba and Jeremaya comming back to Yakutat before high tidePhoto: Malaspina Lake is partly frozen. 10 th of May 2008.Photo: Heavy stuff and Malaspina murens. Up and down to pick rest of the stuff.Photo: Day 2. First camp in the wilderness.Photo: Malaspina Glacier and Malaspina LakePhoto: Day 3. 12 th of May '08. Finally we get to (soft and wet) snow.Photo: breakPhoto: Malaspina GlacierPhoto: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Day 5. Storm. Rain. Wind (this day 160 km/h on King Trench route on Mount Logan)Photo: Our 48 hours in crevasse camp. Surviving the stormy weather.Photo: Sunny morning after 2 days of storm.Photo: Malaspina Glacier - close to Seward GlacierPhoto: Malaspina Glacier - close to Seward GlacierPhoto: Malaspina Glacier - close to Seward GlacierPhoto: Photo: Seward Glacier icefallsPhoto: Seward Glacier icefallsPhoto: Seward Glacier icefallsPhoto: Seward Glacier icefallsPhoto: rest on Seward GlacierPhoto: Photo: Tomek cant belive how he can lost his way on Seward Glacier.Photo: Seward GlacierPhoto: crevasses on Seward GlacierPhoto: Above 1000 m on Seward Glacier.Day 7.Photo: Above 1000 m on Seward Glacier.Day 7.Photo: Photo: Camp on the border between Alaska and Canada.Photo: Photo: Still on Seward Glacier but Canadian side. Day 8.Photo: Up the Seward Glacier.Photo: Photo: Seward Glacier. Mount Logan in the background. (more than 20 km away)Photo: Our team with Mount Logan massiv.Photo: Photo: Mount Logan main summit (left) and East Summit (right)Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Snow desert. Seward Glacier.Photo: Photo: still on Seward Glacier.Photo: Day 9. Camp on Seward Glacier. Mount Vancouver in the background.Photo: TomekPhoto: Photo: Photo: Sunset behind Mount Logan.Photo: Photo: On the way. Seward Glacier. Day 10.Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Mount Logans main summits in the background.Photo: Tomek pulling sled (righ low corner) and Mount Logan 20 km away.Photo: panorama from the pass between Seward and Hubbard glacier.Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Rest on the pass between Seward and Hubbard GlacierPhoto: Photo: Leaving Seward Glacier behind.Photo: Seward Glacier behing and Mount Augusta in Background.Photo: Photo: After 10 hard days we are 8 km from East Ridge of Mount Logan (at the back)Photo: Photo: East Ridge tommorow. View from our tent.Photo: Day 12. Morning before getting on East Ridge.Photo: Going to the east ridge. 7 km left.Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: First part. 60 - 70 degrees. Climbing the ridge.Photo: Photo: Photo: Sleads are flipping over on the stip slope.Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: First camp on East Ridge. 2600 m.Photo: Wi-tech.pl , Tomek is calling his wife Joasia.Photo: First camp on East Ridge.Photo: Up the East Ridge.Photo: avalanhe from Mc. Arthur peakPhoto: Photo: Photo: Down to pick the rest of our stuff and up the East Ridge again.Photo: Photo: Photo: Camp 3. on East Ridge. 3650 m.Photo: Camp 3. on East Ridge. 3650 m.Photo: Camp 3. on East Ridge. 3650 m.Photo: Photo: Higher and higherPhoto: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Camp 4 on East Ridge. 4170 m.Photo: Photo: Photo: Camp 5 on East Ridge. 4500 m.Photo: Sunrise at 4500 m.Photo: Photo: In Camp 5. 4500m. 27th of May 2008.Photo: Photo: Summit Plateau !!! 5000 m.Photo: Summit Plateau !!! 5000 m.Photo: Summit Plateau !!! 5000 m. East Peak of Mount Logan at the back!Photo: Looking for a place to camp on Summint Plateau.Photo: Summit Plateau and East Peak of Mount Logan.Photo: Camp on Summit Plateau. 5000mPhoto: Tomek Diging a hole in the snow in a stormy day on summit plateau.Photo: Tomek Diging a hole in the snow in a stormy day on summit plateau.Photo: Photo: First Snow hole. Behind East Summit. 31of May. 5100 m. Temperature -36 degrees C. Windy and Stormy outside. No place for tent.Photo: In our snow hole.Photo: Second Snow hole. We spend 3 nights in here. Waiting for a final push to summit. 5300 m.Photo: Missing cup of tea behind my desk in the office. WindProspect, www.windprospect.plPhoto: ON THE MAIN SUMMIT OF MOUNT LOGAN !!! 3RD OF JUNE 2008. 3 O'CLOCK ALASKA TIME.Photo: FIRST POLISH TEAM ON THE MAIN SUMMIT OF MOUNT LOGAN.Photo: 5959 M. I AM SCREAMING ALL THE TIME. WE CANT BELIVE ! VERY WINDY.Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: View on East Summit from Main Summit.Photo: Tomek on the summitPhoto: Photo: Photo: View on the East Summit from Main Summit.Photo: 5th of June. Climbing 5400 m pass between Aina and Prospectors Peak on King Trench Route. Day 27.Photo: 5400 m.Photo: 5400 m. AINA peak on left.Photo: 3 climbers on King Trench.Photo: On the pass. 5400 m.Photo: Down the King Trench route. Nobody here ?Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Seracs on King Trench.Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Gerard. 3rd person on our way.Photo: Photo: Photo: 6th of June. Camp on Ogilvie Glacier.2100 m.Photo: Ogilvie GlacierPhoto: Ogilvie GlacierPhoto: Photo: Logan Glacier. Day 29. 7th of June.Photo: Logan Glacier. Day 29. 7th of June.Photo: On Logan Glacier.Photo: On Logan Glacier.Photo: Food drop from Paul Clause - Logan Glacier. Thanks for ham Paul ! Tomek is a vegeterian :) more for me but sorry for Tomek.Photo: eating food from PaulPhoto: my toes.Photo: my fingersPhoto: Walsh Glacier.Photo: Walsh Glacier.Photo: Tomek on Walsh Glacier. He lost one ski pole jumping over cold stream.Photo: Walsh Glacier.Photo: Photo: Photo: crossing glacier river by ice bridge. Walsh glacier.Photo: On the ridge between Logan Glacier and Chitina Glacier. 1600m. 9th of June 2008.Photo: On the ridge between Logan Glacier and Chitina Glacier. 1600m. 9th of June 2008. View on Logan GlacierPhoto: Mount Logan in far back (left)Photo: Photo: Tomek having troubles with his stomach.Photo: Looking ant Chitina valley from the ridge. Still 2 days travel. No food.Photo: Tomek at Hubbards Landing.Photo: At hubards Landing . Here is our Raft and Food waiting for us. Left one day before by Paul Claus.Photo: Photo: Photo: Hubbards Landing strip. 11 th of June 2008.Photo: Night before rafting Chitina river. Hundreds of bear tracks so making fire.Photo: Photo: Cold and wet after our raft flip over on 6th km on Chitina river. Water temperature is 1 degrees.Photo: Tomek after our raft flip over.Photo: Photo: Paul Claus. He saw us from his plane and landedPhoto: Worming up after cold shower in Chitina river. Picture by Paul Claus.Photo: Photo: Photo: Back on Chitina river again.Photo: Back on Chitina river again.Photo: Back on Chitina river again.Photo: Back on Chitina river again.Photo: Chitina river. 35th km of river. We lost Main Stream of water.Photo: Finally Ultima Thule Lodge !!! Day 34. 12th of June 2008.Photo: at UTO. Finish !!!Photo: TomekPhoto: Photo: Photo: UTOPhoto: Photo: Photo: in plane from UTO to ChitinaPhoto: Chitina town. Tomek is eating his first fish since 15 years.Photo: Chitina villagePhoto: Photo: On the way home. Frankfurt airport. 16th of June 2008.