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Lauren Aguirre, Executive Editor
Gayle Añonuevo, Editorial Assistant
Liesl Clark, Producer, Writer, Photographer
Maureen Dolan, Production Assistant
Molly Frey, Senior Web Developer
Karen Hartley, Denali for Kids Developer
Brenden Kootsey, Senior Web Developer
Lexi Krock, Associate Editor
David Levin, Editorial Assistant
Susan K. Lewis, Editor
Lynnette Lorenzo, Assistant Designer
Anna Malsberger, Designer
Rob Meyer, Production Assistant
Gay Mohrbacher, Denali for Kids Writer
Rick Pinchera, Illustrator
Thom Pollard, Brian Okonek & Brad Washburn, Additional Photography
Peter Tyson, Editor in Chief
Anya Vinokour, Senior Designer

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Deadly Ascent homepage
Photo: (Denali) Brian Okonek, Alaska Denali Guiding, Inc.

Predicting Survival
Photos: (climber on Denali) Thom Pollard/© NOVA/WGBH Educational Foundation; (oximeter) Courtesy Nonin Medical, Inc.; (Grunsfield taking pill) © NOVA/WGBH Educational Foundation; Image: (pill diagram) Courtesy HQ, Inc.

Dispatches

"Dispatches" homepage
Photo: (climber at 16,600) Brian Okonek, Alaska Denali Guiding, Inc.

"One Shot Pass" dispatch
Photo: (NOVA crew) Rob Meyer/© NOVA/WGBH Educational Foundation

"Midnight Rescue" dispatch
Photo: (helicopter at night) Kent Harvey/© NOVA/WGBH Educational Foundation

"Across a Glacier" dispatch
Photo: (crevasse) Brian Okonek, Alaska Denali Guiding, Inc.

"Cold Toes" dispatch
Photo: (11,000-foot camp) Thom Pollard/© NOVA/WGBH Educational Foundation

"Cloud Walkers" dispatch
Photo: (John Grunsfield) Thom Pollard/© NOVA/WGBH Educational Foundation

"Fourteen Medical" dispatch
Photo: (Peter Hackett) Thom Pollard/© NOVA/WGBH Educational Foundation

"A Climber Saved" dispatch
Photo: (helicopter) Kent Harvey/© NOVA/WGBH Educational Foundation

"Lull Before a Storm" dispatch
Photo: (High Camp) Brian Okonek, Alaska Denali Guiding, Inc.

"Frostbite" dispatch
Photo: (climbers at High Camp) Thom Pollard/© NOVA/WGBH Educational Foundation

"An Unforgiving Mountain" dispatch
Photo: (climbers at 18,200 feet) Brian Okonek, Alaska Denali Guiding, Inc.

"Stopped Short" dispatch
Photo: (camp at 17,200 feet) Brian Okonek, Alaska Denali Guiding, Inc.

"A Great Loss" dispatch
Photo: (Mount Denali) Thom Pollard/© NOVA/WGBH Educational Foundation

"Bid for the Summit" dispatch
Photo: (climbers in heavy winds) Thom Pollard/© NOVA/WGBH Educational Foundation

"Summit Reached" dispatch
Photo: (climbers at the summit of Denali) Kent Harvey/© NOVA/WGBH Educational Foundation

"Meet the Team" section
Photos: (all) © NOVA/WGBH Educational Foundation

Climb Denali
360° QuickTime photography by Liesl Clark/© NOVA/WGBH Educational Foundation; Animation: (fly up Denali) © NOVA/WGBH Educational Foundation

Survival Skills
Images: (all) © NOVA/WGBH Educational Foundation

Body Breakdowns
Image: (mountain climber) © NOVA/WGBH Educational Foundation

TV Program Description
Photo: (Denali) © NOVA/WGBH Educational Foundation

 

Produced by
Liesl Clark and Gary Glassman

Written and Directed by
Liesl Clark

Series Producer
Liesl Clark

Consulting Producer
David Breshears

Edited by
Rick Widmer
Jean Dunoyer

Field Producer
Jackie Mow

Associate Producers
Marty Johnson
Rob Meyer
Cass Sapir

Narrator
Neil Ross

Music
John Keltonic
Ed Tomney

Camera
Ned Johnston
Bob Poole
Rich Lerner

High Altitude Camera
Thom Pollard

Sound Recordists
Thom Pollard
Chaz Newman
James Brundige

Digital Video and Assistant Camera
Kent Harvey

Gaffer
George Tague

Motion and 2D Graphics
Aaron Root

3D Animation
Neoscape, Inc.

Research
Bryan Chang
Timothy Messitt
Kristen SaBerre

Assistant Editors
Julie Berenzweig
John Fitzgerald
Dan Van Roekel

Archival Material
American Adventure Productions
Migratory Films
Michael Graber
NASA
Nigel Noble/Magic Lantern
Brian Okonek
SprocketHeads
© Bradford Washburn, Courtesy Panopticon Gallery, Waltham MA
The Williams Companies, Inc.

Science Consultant
Howard Donner

Special Thanks
NASA
HTI
Solarex
Peet's Coffee and Tea
Eveready
Delta Airlines
National Park Service
Brian and Diane Okonek
The North Face
WL Gore & Associates, Inc.
Matanuska Telephone Association
Gordon Giesbrecht

 

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