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Aconcagua Ice Cream Dream Team celebrates!

Hola friends, family and loved ones! Our fearless team took in a local vineyard today after a delightful brunch. Then we all got together for one last great meal of a traditional Argentinian grill. Lots of meat and good drink. … Continue reading

Aconcagua Team Ice Scream Returns to Mendoza

Friends, family and loved ones, ‘Twas a big day for the Ice cream dream team as we departed base camp ⛺️ and hiked out of the mountains and back to civilization. We took another photo at the same sign we … Continue reading

Aconcagua Team Ice Cream Descends to Basecamp

Aconcagua Team Ice Cream Safely Back to Camp after Summit


Team Ice Cream on the Summit of Aconcagua!


Aconcagua Team Ice Cream Sets up to Summit


Aconcagua Team Ice Cream Acclimatizes at 17,000′


Aconcagua Team Ice Cream Moving Up the Mountain


Aconcagua Team Ramrod Safely Returns to Penitentes

Aconcagua Team Ice Cream Carry Day


  • Single Wall Tents – Condensation Factories

    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 […]

  • Alpine Start Breakfast

    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.  

  • Guide Spotlight: Dawa Yangzum Sherpa

    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 […]

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