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Mike Arnold

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Guide: Alps

Tim Connelly

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Guide: Alps

Ian Fowler

Ian Fowler Fi
Guide: Alps

Paul Koubek

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Guide: Kilimanjaro, International, Alaska

Eric Larson

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Guide: Alps

Patrick Ormond

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Guide: Alps

Erin Smart

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Guide: Alps

Hans Solmssen

Hans Solmssen Fi
Guide: Alps

Jonathon Spitzer

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Guide: International, Washington, Alps Director

Dylan Taylor

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Guide: Alps

Chris Wright

Chris Wright Fa
Guide: Alps

I enjoyed it immensely. I came back equal parts exhausted and elated, which is pretty much a perfect result for an adventure of this sort. Everybody in the group summited on the same day. Our team’s interpersonal chemistry was especially warm and supportive, even though we had not climbed together before

ALPINE ASCENTS BLOG

  • Women’s-Specific Climbing Tips

    It’s Not Awkward, It’s Reality As adults, we’ve got our bathroom & “private part” habits down. We know how to keep ourselves comfortable, clean, and efficient. But what happens when we step into the backcountry for the day? For several nights? For a month-long expedition? For those heading into the backcountry with a female anatomy, […]

  • Gear Review: Fozzils Bowls

    By Mike Hawkins It has been a long day – one of the most demanding climbing days you have ever experienced. Your legs are wrecked. Your back is sore and you have small bruises on your hips from your hipbelt. You have sunscreen caked into every nook and cranny, but even that didn’t keep you […]

  • Gear Review: The North Face Phantom 50 pack

    By Mike Hawkins “Man, this is a really great pack…” I said it over and over for months until my wife had finally had enough of it. She had to get one for herself.  While 50 liters is a little small for most multi-day mountaineering and winter ski tours, the small size is plenty versatile […]

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