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Mont Blanc: Team Summits and pictures

Hello from Chamonix!

As I mentioned in the previous cybercast cast the team summited yesterday under amazing weather. I wanted to post some pictures of our team doing a great job working there way up to the summit.

Great job to our team of climbers: Amy, Preetha, and Sharon. Special thanks to Preetha for sharing these photos with us.

Pic 1). A mountain Ibex eating some food. We where lucky to see several of this beautiful animals on the way up to the Mont Blanc huts.

Pic 2). Sunset from the Tete Rousse Hut on Mont Blanc.

Pic 3) Summit Time! Amy D. On top of the highest peak in Western Europe.

Pic 4) More summit time action with Preetha and Sharon standing on the top of Mont Blanc.

Pic 5) Can’t be a true summit with out a summit selfie!

Thanks for following our cybercast!

Jonathon Spitzer
IFMGA Certified Mountain Guide
Alps Program Director
Alpine Ascents International

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Mont Blanc: Team Summits!

Greetings from Chamonix!

First off sorry for the delay in the cybercast. We tried several times last night and couldn’t get one out.

Yesterday under amazingly clear weather our team of 3 climbers reached the summit of Mont Blanc. I would like to personally acknowledge the hard work of our climbers: Amy, Preetha, and Sharon. They each did wonderful and their hard world paid off!

At this time I don’t have any pictures from our summit but will update the cybercast with a few pictures in the next 24hrs.

The team is planning on meeting up in town for a traditional French meal tonight to celebrate. Of course there will be wine 🙂

Thanks for following our cybercast and will post a couple pictures when we can.

Jonathon

Jonathon Spitzer
IFMGA Certified Mountain Guide
Alps Program Director
Alpine Ascents International

www.AlpineAscents.com
www.facebook.com/AlpineAscentsInternational-Alps

Mont Blanc trip back in Chamonix

Hello from Chamonix, France.

Our Mont Blanc trip just arrived back in town after a successful first 3 days. Our team got some great skills as we summited Aig D’Tour yesterday.

After spending the 2 nights at mountain huts we are feeling acclimated and ready to make our summit attempt on Mont Blanc.

We are enjoying the luxuries of a hot shower, good meal, and much needed rest in town. Tomorrow we will be heading up to the Mont Blanc and will hopefully make a summit attempt on Wednesday or Thursday.

Thanks for following our cybercast and here are a few pictures from our recent three days.

Jonathon Spitzer
IFMGA licensed mountain guide
Alps Program Director
Alpine Ascents International

www.alpineascents.con
www.facebook.com/AlpineAscentsInternation-Alps

Mont Blanc: trip underway

Hello from Chamonix!

Our team had the first day of climbing today. We hiked up to Albert 1er and had lunch.

Afterwards we had a fun session of skills on the glacier we enjoyed the luxuries of the European huts.

We even came up with out team name: Equipie Vent. (Use google translate) to understand our name

Tomorrow we are heading to Aig d’Tour and over to the Trient hut

The sun is setting so it’s time for bed from the French Alps

Jonathon Spitzer
IFMGA licensed mountain guide
Alps Program Director
Alpine Ascents International

www.alpineascents.con
www.facebook.com/AlpineAscentsInternation-Alps

Team Summits Matterhorn!

Hello from the Hornli Hutte!

I’m very pleased to announce that we had 4 climbers summit the Matterhorn today. All climbers are back at the hut and safe.

We had amazing weather and great conditions allowing us to reach the summit of this iconic peak.

Here are a couple photos from the day

We had a large lunch and the team is resting now. Dinner soon and then more rest. Tomorrow we will walk down to Zermatt

Thanks for following our cybercast!

Jonathon Spitzer
IFMGA licensed mountain guide
Alps Program Director
Alpine Ascents International

www.alpineascents.con
www.facebook.com/AlpineAscentsInternation-Alps

This is a very strong program. The food was excellent. On the climbing side, the guides were excellent. Everything was well organized. Equipment, transportation, etc. were never a problem. I can’t think of any weakness or criticisms.

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