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!
You guys once again exceeded my expectations on Elbrus trip. From the time I requested information until we returned to the US, Alpine Ascents was a first class act. All of the indigenous tour guides, mountain guides and cooks were superb.
Welcome to our recurring series- Camp Chef! In this series of posts, we will discuss cooking in the backcountry and highlight some of our favorite recipes to use in a variety of situations. We will focus on simple, easy, and nutritious recipes that have proven delicious in the mountain environment, and offer related tips & […]
By Mike Hawkins 10 days x 3,000 calories per day = 150 Clif Bars or 60 PB&J sandwiches Planning and packing food for long trips in the backcountry can be challenging and time consuming – but the last thing you want is to eat energy bars for 6 days straight. Climbers need to consider several […]
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 […]