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Mont Blanc team climbs Monta Rosa

Hello,

Our Mont Blanc team traveled to Switzerland over the past couple days and made an ascent on the Monta Rosa. Conditions did not allow the team to reach the true summit. They turn around shortly below due to weather and conditions.

The group had a wonderful time over the past 7 days traveling thought the Alps. This team didn’t get to climb Mont Blanc, instead they got to climb in 3 different countries (Italy, France, and Switzerland). They got to enjoy the wonderful hut life of the alps and enjoyed good food along with wine.

Thanks for following our cybercast and will be in touch over the next couple days with more updates.

Jonathan

Jonathon Spitzer
IFMGA certified guide
Alps Program Director
Alpine Ascents International

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Success on the Matterhorn today

Greetings from the Zermatt, Switzerland.

I’m very pleased to share we had an amazing day on the Matterhorn today. We got 3 climbers to the summit today with amazing conditions. Pretty much no wind and warm temps. I’ll let a few pictures below speak for themselves.

Will be in touch with more updates shortly.

Ciao for now!

Jonathon

Jonathon Spitzer
IFMGA certified guide
Alps Program Director
Alpine Ascents International

www.AlpineAscents.com

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Team summit Dent d’Geant and Haute Route trek starts today

Bonjour from Chamonix, France!

Today was another beautiful in the Alps. Our Haute Route trek tarted today and departed Chamonix towards Zermatt. Over the next week they will be traversing the Alps spending nights in mountain huts. The Haute Route trek is an excellent adventure for trekkers looking to having amazing views and enjoy the luxury of the French and Swiss hut system.

Another team today climbed the famous Dent’ d’Geant (tooth of the giant). This amazing technical alpine peak that towers over 4000m is a perfect way to train for the Matterhorn. Today 3 climbers reached this summit. The team will be moving to Zermatt tomorrow and looking to make a summit attempt on the Matterhorn over the next couple days.

Thanks for following our cybercast and will be in touch over the next couple days.

Jonathon

Jonathon Spitzer
IFMGA certified guide
Alps Program Director
Alpine Ascents International

www.facebook.com/AlpineAscentsInternational-Alps

Climbing around France/Italy boarder

Hello from the Tornio Hut!

The past couple days have been stormy and wet in the Alps. With the inclement weather teams had rest/down days in Chamonix.

Clear skies and sunny weather resumed to the Alps today. Teams all over the Alps enjoyed the sunny weather today.

One of our teams spent the day climbing on a knife ridge that splits the Italian/France boarder. (See pictures below). Tomorrow the teams plans to making a summit attempt on the Dent d’Geant. (Tooth of the Giant). Weather is forecasted to be another nice day in the Alps with a chance of an afternoon/evening thunderstorm.

We will have more updates over the next couple weeks and you can always follow us on Facebook for more pictures.

Jonathon Spitzer
IFMGA licensed mountain guide

Aug 11th update from the Alps!

Bonjour from Chamonix, France

We currently have several programs in the field. The weather has been amazing with continued hot and sunny days.

Our Eiger program just finished climbing the Dent d’Geant this morning. They are back in Chamonix and looking at the summit portion of there trip over the next couple days.

In Zermatt we have climbers enjoying alpine rock climbing on the Rifflehorn today and looking at climbing the Matterhorn in the next few days.

Meanwhile here in Chamonix, we started a 10 day private trip today. Climbers did the traverse Crouches and then a polar bear plunge into Lac Blanc. (see photos below).

All our climbers are enjoying the Alps and the wonder views this place has to offer. For more up to date info follow us on Facebook.

Ciao,

Jonathon

Jonathon Spitzer
IFMGA certified guide
Alps Program Director
Alpine Ascents International

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

I had a great trip. Even if I hadn’t been able to summit I would sign up again in a minute. I am now considering the Eiger.

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