Summit success for the three day Muir team! We had near perfect weather and conditions this morning. We are now looking forward to libations and burgers.
David Gottlieb cruising into high camp with a ladder.
9/27 3-Day Muir
Posted on September 26, 2018
Howdy folks this is Victor McNeil checking in with the 3 Day Rainier Climb. We had a beautiful day yesterday ascending from Paradise to Camp Muir. Everyone did well on the ascent, enjoyed a great burrito dinner last night and are looking forward to moving to high camp today.
9/25 3-Day Muir Summits!
Posted on September 26, 2018
The team summits Rainier in sunny weather. We had a great climb up to Columbia Crest yesterday, although the winds were quite high on the summit, the weather was warm making it a memorable experience for all.
9/3 3-Day Muir Climb: Summit Success!
Posted on September 5, 2018
AAI Lead Guide Jangbu Sherpa just checked in from Camp Muir after a successful climb this morning!
8/24 9-Day complete!
Posted on September 2, 2018
Here’s a photo of almost the entire 8/24 9-Day course standing on the summit of Mt Rainier this morning as we wrapped up a successful climb!
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Rainier/Cascades Blog Cybercasts Archives
Alpine Ascents provides family and friends the opportunity to follow our climbs as they proceed. Utilizing state-of-the-art technology, we receive regular audio dispatches from the climbers and post them on our website. Not only does one feel the excitement of watching a team as it moves up the mountain, the archived cybercasts provide an excellent resource and learning tool when researching expeditions. Enjoy the show!
I had a great expedition. We had a blast, were very safe, and successfully summited. I had never done an expedition like this, and it was a fantastic experience. My guides put the interests of the group first and adhered to what they said the first day: #1 was safety, #2 was fun/enjoyment, and #3 was summiting.
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 […]
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.
While Alpine Ascents is fortunate to work with dozens of world-class guides and climbers, we are especially grateful to work with Dawa Yangzum Sherpa. Hailing from Nepal’s Rolwaling Himal, Dawa’s resume includes numerous 8000m ascents (Everest, Cho Oyu, K2), successful entries in high-altitude ultra-marathons, time spent as a climbing ranger on Mount Rainier, and instructorship […]