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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

I very much enjoyed the expedition. This climb would serve as an excellent prep for Denali given the need to carry loads and the interesting weather.The experience was both fun and challenging. I felt like I had a true alpine experience even without summiting. This was my 6th AAI trip and I continue to learn useful information on the trips. This climb would serve as an excellent prep for Denali given the need to carry loads and the interesting weather.

ALPINE ASCENTS BLOG

  • Staying Hydrated in the Backcountry

    Sometimes the harsh environment encountered in mountaineering can make even the simplest tasks difficult. Staying hydrated is a perfect example – something that is among the most banal of tasks in the lowcountry can become exceedingly complicated in a cold, snowy environment. When all available water is locked up in solid form as snow or […]

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    KNOTS AND HITCHES: THE WATER KNOT

    The following is the fifth in a series of “how-to” videos on the major knots and hitches used in the mountains. Stay tuned for more videos on knots like the bowline and ring bend, and hitches like the Klemheist and Prusik! The water knot is a simple knot used to tie two ends of webbing […]

  • Knots and Hitches: The Figure 8 Follow Through

    The following is the fifth in a series of “how-to” videos on the major knots and hitches we use in the mountains. Stay tuned for more videos on knots like the bowline, ring bend- and hitches like the Klemheist & Prusik! The Figure 8 follow through is a standard knot used for many different purposes […]

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