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Peter Moore

Peter Moore

Guide: Washington, Alaska, International

Peter is a Northwest native hooked on the green forests and snow-capped, rocky peaks of the Cascades. I enjoy long bushwacks to uncrowded peaks, summiting at sunrise and good coffee in the mountains. I have been guiding for Alpine Ascents since 2011. I predominately guide on Mt Rainier, and Denali, but I also like to venture into the North Cascades for Mt Baker summit climbs and mountaineering courses and to Argentina’s Aconcagua. In the summer I’m a volcano climber by trade and passion. In the fall I chase the sun and rock climb as much as possible, but the long winter of the Northwest might be my favorite season and I usually ski over 100 days.

5-year

Guide For:

Aconcagua
Denali

Significant Ascents

Mt. Rainier (40+ ascents by 5 routes, 1 in winter, 1 ski descent)
Mt. Baker (15+)
Aconcagua (3 expeditions)
Denali (5 expeditions)
Glacier Peak
Mt. Adams (6 ascents)
Mt. St Helens
Mt. Hood (10+ ascents and multiple ski descents)
Mt. Shuksan (3 routes, 5+ ascents)
Dragontail Peak (4 routes)
Mt. Stuart (2 routes)
Prussik Peak
Exfoliation Dome
Paissano Pinnacle and the North Face of Burgundy Spire
Mt Triumph
Forbidden Peak

Certifications

Pro II Avalanche
Leave No Trace Trainer
Wilderness Emergency Medical Technician/ CPR

The Alpine Ascents team was well prepared and executed well beyond expectations on the mountain. The experience and quality of the guiding staff and back-end support staff and processes sets Alpine Ascents well ahead of its peers. Highly recommended.

ALPINE ASCENTS BLOG

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    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 […]

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    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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