Base Camp

Equipment Info
Canon Canon EOS 5D Mark II
7965784/1000000 sec. / ISO 100
State/Province/Region
Alaska
Nearest Area
Denali National Park
Town
Cantwell
Notes

EF 28-70mm @ 38mm; f/10 @ 1/250 sec, ISO 100

Description

Tourists explore the immediate surroundings of the plane they arrived on, a De Havilland Canada DHC-2 Beaver Mk1. This site, on the West Buttress route to Denali summit was established by Don Sheldon—founder of Sheldon Air Service in Talkeetna, Alaska—who pioneered the technique of glacier landings. This site is used during climbing season as a base camp for people attempting to summit Denali.

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Date Added
September 30, 2021
Date Taken
September 30, 2021