By GREG KLEIN • Special to www.AllOTSEGO.com
The father-son team left for Alaska on Monday, June 7.
“It was kind of my idea,” said Henry, 16, who just completed his sophomore year at Middlesex School in Concord, Massachusetts.
“Kind of? I’ve done this before. I didn’t need to do it again,” Tim said, laughing.
“OK, it was my idea,” Henry said.
They were scheduled to fly to Anchorage, then travel to Talkeentna, about 80 miles away, where they can shuttle to the glacial trek of the highest mountain in the United States, at about 20,000 feet.
With about 40 pounds of gear, including two weeks of food, the Horvaths will attempt to summit Denali.