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Cybercast

Cybercast: An online field report from an expedition

One of the originators of the “Call From the Field” cybercast – please find our latest updates below. Unique to Alpine Ascents, guides post audio updates directly to our website. Most teams post every 1-3 days and lack of a posting does not indicate a problem with the climb.

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ALPINE ASCENTS BLOG

  • Pack Like a Pro

    How to Pack Like a Pro

    Climbers prepare for an 8-day winter mountaineering trip on Mount Rainier Pack Like a Pro, Not Like an Advertisement Place a large cup on a table. Fill it with stones. Then, fill the empty spaces with pea gravel. Next, pour sand into it. Only after that last step can the cup be considered full- this […]

  • Softshells 101

    What is a softshell? Why would you use one? One of the most common questions we get from new climbers regarding clothing is “what’s a softshell, and why do I need one?” Softshells are an invaluable piece of any mountaineering clothing system. They consist of a range of fabrics characterized by breathability, stretch, and weather […]

  • Gear Lexicon – Updated for 2017!

    We are proud to present our newly updated Gear Lexicon– an online, item-by-item description of the gear needed for mountaineering. Please feel free to share this resource- we hope you will find it instructive and useful! -The Alpine Ascents Gear Staff

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