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Joe Stock

Joe Stock

Guide: Alps

Joe is an internationally licensed IFMGA Mountain Guide based in Anchorage, Alaska. He has been climbing and skiing around the world for over 30 years with extensive time in the mountains of Alaska, New Zealand, western United States, South America and the Alps.

Certifications

Wilderness First Responder
Avalanche Level III
AMGA Certified Rock Guide
AMGA Certified Alpine Guide
AMGA Certified Ski Guide
IFMGA Certified Mountain Guide

Yes, I fully enjoyed my expedition. Although we did not have the opportunity for a summit attempt, I can’t imagine that my trip would have been any more enjoyable had we summited. Jonathon, Lee, Mike, and Silas were just terrific. The warm-up hike up to and around Albert Premier and Trient refuges were just great. […]

ALPINE ASCENTS BLOG

  • Staying Hydrated in the Backcountry

    Sometimes the harsh environment encountered in mountaineering can make even the simplest tasks difficult. Staying hydrated is a perfect example – something that is among the most banal of tasks in the lowcountry can become exceedingly complicated in a cold, snowy environment. When all available water is locked up in solid form as snow or […]

  • webbing, anchor, water knot

    KNOTS AND HITCHES: THE WATER KNOT

    The following is the fifth in a series of “how-to” videos on the major knots and hitches used in the mountains. Stay tuned for more videos on knots like the bowline and ring bend, and hitches like the Klemheist and Prusik! The water knot is a simple knot used to tie two ends of webbing […]

  • Knots and Hitches: The Figure 8 Follow Through

    The following is the fifth in a series of “how-to” videos on the major knots and hitches we use in the mountains. Stay tuned for more videos on knots like the bowline, ring bend- and hitches like the Klemheist & Prusik! The Figure 8 follow through is a standard knot used for many different purposes […]

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