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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


  • 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 […]

  • What should I bring on Mount Rainier?

    We are often asked what gear is necessary to climb Mount Rainier. If you’re curious to know what we use, check out this video, in which our Operations Manager Matt Miller talks through our entire gear list. Climb on!

  • 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 […]

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