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    Jón Yngvi Gylfason

    Jon Yngvi Sm
    Guide: Volcanoes of Iceland

    Míó

    Mio Sm
    Guide: Volcanoes of Iceland

    Yes.  We appreciated the beauty of the places we climbed and the chance to interact with Iceland’s wild places.

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    • So you’re thinking about applying to the BIPOC Guide Development Program?

      By Sof Petros (she/they) So you’re thinking about applying to the 2024 Alpine Ascents x Edgeworks BIPOC Guide Development Program? My name is Sof Petros (she/they), I’m a rock climbing guide and instructor based in Snohomish, WA and a graduate of the inaugural 2023 cohort of this BIPOC Guide Development Program. I was truly so […]

    • Top 5 Questions: Mexico Volcanoes

      With our first Mexico Volcanoes trip of the winter season fast approaching, we sat down with guide Hannah McGowan for her words of wisdom when it comes to this iconic climbing trip. Mexico Volcanoes:  Top 5 Questions What’s the food like? Simply put, the food on this expedition is awesome! We eat at a variety […]

    • Reading the Weather: How to Use History, Experience, and Forecasting to your Advantage

      by Elias Zane-Holt Weather! What a dynamic and ethereal thing. As I sat down to share my thoughts with you all, I had two key epiphanies. First, I think we tend to underestimate the impact of weather on our daily lives. Weather is constantly affecting our mood, and swaying our critical choice making each day– […]

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