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Trekking 2017 Newsletter

torres

Trekking to see the high-altitude caves of Mustang, hiking in Torres del Paine in Patagonia, climbing Kilimanjaro, or exploring the remotest reaches of Bhutan? Too many choices! Click below to check it out!  

Nepal 2017-2018 Newsletter

temple

In this newsletter, read some perspectives on Nepal with our Everest Base Camp trek, Island Peak climb, and Mera Peak climb. Click below to check it out!  

Spring 2017 Newsletter

lhotse face

In this newsletter, we highlight Mont Blanc, Mount Baker, and our Everest expedition (including details about the trek to Everest Base Camp!). Click below to check it out!  

Winter 2016-2017 Newsletter

Monglia

In this newsletter, consider the Lemosho Route on Mount Kilimanjaro, the classic Everest Base Camp Trek, and a one-of-a-kind cultural experience in Mongolia. Click below to check it out!  

Fall 2016 Newsletter

Kili front

In this newsletter, we explore Mount Kilimanjaro, Mount Vinson, a little about the Alpine Ascents Foundation, and discuss the launch of several women’s climbs & courses. Click below to check it out!  

ALPINE ASCENTS BLOG

  • Knots and Hitches: The Clove Hitch

    The following is the second 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 figure-8, ring bend- and hitches like the Munter & Prusik! The clove hitch is a simple, essential, quickly tied, adjustable, strong alpine wunder-knot! This […]

  • Yak above base camp

    What is a Buff®?

    What is this “Buff®” that’s listed on all of your gear lists? Why do I need one? Do I need one? What about bandanas? The Buff® 101 First created in 1991, the Buff® is a 20 x 9.5 inch tube of stretchy fabric designed to help you cover your head, neck, and face in the […]

  • Tents for Mountaineering

    Brendan gives us a quick introduction to the different styles of tents often used for mountaineering. From ultra-light bivy style single-wall shelters, to lightweight double-wall 4-season tents, to expedition-ready double walled dome bunkers, each style has a specific designed use. Stay tuned for in-depth looks at each of these varieties!  

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