A traverse on Denali's Slovak Direct. At this point we had been climbing continuously for nearly 24 hours. We would not find a suitable place to stop and rest for another 6 hours.
The view from nearly 18,000 feet on Denali's Cassin Ridge, looking across the south buttress.
View from nearly 18,000 feet on Denali's south face, looking across Mascioli's Pillar and the south buttress towards the peaks of the Ruth Glacier.