Tag: Alaska

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′

ALPINE ASCENTS BLOG

  • Insulated Pants and Why You (Might) Need Them

    Guide Brooke Warren in prime insulated pant conditions on the summit of Mt. Rainier. Photo by Patrick Chu. Insulated Pants can seem like a burden (will my legs really be that cold??), but they can be a critical piece of clothing in mountaineering, and can make a cold night at camp much more pleasant.  Why […]

  • Selecting Snowshoes for Expeditions

    If you are preparing to embark on a Denali Prep course or a Denali expedition with Alpine Ascents, you are also about to enter into the wonderful world of snowshoe travel. There are several reasons for our unilateral use of snowshoes over skis on these trips. First, the learning curve for snowshoeing is far less […]

  • rack of carabiners

    A guide to Carabiners

    By Mike Hawkins There are a wide variety of carabiners available on the market, and each type has its pros and cons. Some carabiners are built for very specific uses, while others are geared toward general use. For both safety and efficiency, it is worthwhile to understand the subtle differences in order to choose the […]

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