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    Mike Arnold

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    Guide: Alps

    Tim Connelly

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    Guide: Alaska, Alps

    Ian Fowler

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    Guide: Alps

    Paul Koubek

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    Guide: Kilimanjaro, International, Alaska

    Eric Larson

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    Guide: Alps, Alaska

    Patrick Ormond

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    Guide: Alps

    Erin Smart

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    Guide: Alps

    Hans Solmssen

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    Guide: Alps

    Jonathon Spitzer

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    Guide: International, Washington, Alps Director

    Dylan Taylor

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    Guide: Alaska, Washington, Alps

    Chris Wright

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    Guide: Alps

    I have climbed with AAI multiple times. This was one of, if not the best experience so far. From beginning to end everything was perfect. The itinerary was clear and coordinated, the staff/guides were exceptional, accommodations and travel arrangements very good. I could not have asked for more.

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      by Ciara Sampaio I went over the Denali Prep Gear List a million times and checked everything off.   I was ready to go!   Was I really ready to go?   Eventually, I just had to go.  Checking off the carabiners and gloves was the easy part.  I found assembling 8 days worth of food to be […]

    • Kilimanjaro COVID-19 Hunger Relief Update

      by Eric Murphy  Our ongoing and very successful ($37,000 +) Kilimanjaro Covid-19 Hunger Relief Fundraiser has just completed the 2nd food distributions for all 310 crew and staff. Members from our Tanzanian partner company Big Expeditions handled all aspects of whole purchase and transport of over 12,000 lbs of rice, corn and sugar. Arusha crew […]

    • Dear Alpine Ascents: Insulating Ice Axe Handles?

      Hey Alpine, I’m headed up to Denali this May (!!!!) and I heard that climbers insulate their ice axes? Interesting… What’s the rationale and how do I do it? Thanks in advance and see you in Talkeetna! Sincerely, Seeking Toasty Mitts Hi Toast Mitts, Thanks for reaching out and stoked you’re headed up to the […]

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