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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 want to commend Jonathon for running a great program and hiring fun, knowledgeable and professional guides. Jonathon also went out of his way to guide me again on Monday. He had to change his schedule completely and I am in his debt. He didn’t have to do that and I am so grateful. I […]

    ALPINE ASCENTS BLOG

    • Guide Trip Report: Denali Traverse

      by Sam Hennessey Climbing in the Alaska Range in late spring sometimes feels like stepping into another world. The endless daylight, and the sheer contrast of Denali towering over the rest of the state gives it an atmosphere like no other. For the last decade, Michael Gardner and I have stared down from the upper […]

    • Epic Climbs That Might Not Be on Your Radar

      ‘Twas the night before Rainier dates were released, when all through the land Many a climber was stirring, contemplating high altitude plans so grand Their crampons were placed in the gear bin with care In hopes to use them on Rainier in weather so fair My timer was set for the exact release time To […]

    • Dear Alpine Ascents: Backcountry Quilts

      Hey Alpine, I’m headed out to Washington in mid-September for a 6-day course (stoked) and I’ve been hearing a lot of great things about backcountry quilts.  Apparently all the cool-kid alpinists are using them.  Can I bring one on my course? Sincerely, Steve House in Training  Hi Steve House in Training, Thanks for reaching out […]

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