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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

  • Pulling an Expedition Sled

    A common question we have from our course participants before they arrive for their trips is how to rig up an expedition sled to their pack. This technique is super useful for any of our Alaska programs – and is especially crucial on Denali. Matt Miller discusses this process below.

  • Guide’s Kit: The Sun Hoody

    Periodically, we will talk about a piece of gear that we wouldn’t go without! These are pieces of gear we feel are invaluable after years of experience living, learning, and working in the alpine environment. Glaciers in the summertime can be a brutal place. For every 1000 feet of altitude gained, UV radiation increases by […]

  • 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 […]

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