Cold Halts Minn. Man’s Denali Solo Climb

Extreme cold has thwarted Minnesota climber Lonnie Dupre’s third attempt to become the first person to summit Denali solo December or January.

The 51-year-old told his support crew early Sunday that it was 35 below zero in a snow cave he had built at the 17,000 foot level of the mountain.

His crew says Dupre is making his way down the mountain and will proceed as the weather permits.

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