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Yak Trek Team 3 Takes Off!

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7/15 Team Wraps up a Terrific Yak Trek

https://alpineascentsyaktours.files.wordpress.com/2018/07/audio-post-2018-07-19-04-29-02.mp3

7/15 Yak Trek Gets a Peak at Denali

https://alpineascentsyaktours.files.wordpress.com/2018/07/audio-post-2018-07-18-07-08-54.mp3

Final Denali Team of 2017 is Descending

Denali 2017 Team #10 (Puddin’) back in Talkeetna

Hello Everyone,
We are all safely back in Talkeetna and wrapping up a very successful expedition! Thanks for following along on our adventure.
Ben, Travis, and Michael

Denali 2017 Team #12 (Lost in Translation) Summited on July 4th!

Denali 2017 Team #11 (The Emese Commando) Summited!

Denali 2017 Team #11 (The Emese Commando) is going for the summit today!

Denali 2017 Team #12 (Lost in Translation) is waiting out bad weather at high camp

Denali Team #10 (Puddin) has descended to 14,000′

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    Is my training working? Whether explicitly spoken or implied, this is the question many climbers ask of themselves, their friends, and perhaps their guides. At Alpine Ascents, we hear this question weekly. While the best answer to this question requires a comprehensive understanding of you and your objective, there are simpler ways to get a […]

  • Not on the Gear List, But in our Backpacks

    Off-List Must-Haves Gear lists are honed utilitarian tools for packing for a trip. Our gear lists represent years of carefully considering only and exactly what is needed for a given climb. You might wonder: are there things worth bringing into the mountains not on our gear lists? Absolutely! Loaded Smartphone (the Electronic Multi-Tool) A smartphone […]

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    Wash Down Gear When It Gets Dirty

    Cleaning Down Gear: What’s The Real Deal? Today’s down can be chemically treated so it is hydrophobic, and is available in super-powered 900 or 1000+ fill-power. These fancy, lightweight, and expensive items naturally give us pause at the laundry room door. We automatically know not to treat our down gear like a cotton t-shirt. So what’s […]

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