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Farewell from Team Super-Trained!

Team Super-Trained Wraps up Cerro San Lorenzo Expedition


Team Super-Trained On Return Trip after Tough Weather

Team Super-Trained Hoping Wind Holds Out for Summit Bid Tomorrow

Cerro San Lorenzo Team Super-Trained at Paso La Corniza


Cerro San Lorenzo was an awesome expedition on so many levels. Can’t thank all of you enough for making this trip happen. It was evident from the beginning that a tremendous amount of thought and planning took place before we even arrived in Balmaceda.

ALPINE ASCENTS BLOG

  • Food Planning for Mountaineering, Part I: Strategy

    By Mike Hawkins 10 days x 3,000 calories per day = 150 Clif Bars or 60 PB&J sandwiches Planning and packing food for long trips in the backcountry can be challenging and time consuming – but the last thing you want is to eat energy bars for 6 days straight. Climbers need to consider several […]

  • Single Wall Tents – Condensation Factories

    Most tent manufacturers these days offer a superlight, two pound (or less!) tent. These tents are simple to setup, occupy a very small footprint, and again – weigh in at about or under two pounds. When choosing a tent, it’s easy to focus on those factors and arrive at the conclusion that a single-walled shelter […]

  • Alpine Start Breakfast

    When summit morning arrives, it’s important to move efficiently through packing, preparation, and last but not least – breakfast! Mike Hawkins talks through a few of the foods we like to eat for quick fuel on alpine start mornings. Whether it’s midnight or 3:00am, these options are our go-to fast breakfasts.  

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