Tag: Alaska

Yak Trek Team 3 Takes Off!

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7/15 Team Wraps up a Terrific Yak Trek

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7/15 Yak Trek Gets a Peak at Denali

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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

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    Alpine Ascents climbs Mount Rainier from May through September. We are often asked which dates to choose, so here we break down the merits of each month. Mount Rainier’s Climbing Season(s) Mount Rainier can be climbed year-round. For climbers willing to adventure, even the more challenging shoulder seasons can provide interesting climbing or skiing. A […]

  • Hardshells: Waterproof Pants & Jackets

    Why do we use full-zip hardshell pants for alpine climbing? What exactly are hardshells, anyway? What features are important in hardshell jackets or pants? Why is it important not to bring half or quarter-zip hardshell pants into the high mountains? Here we answer some common questions with a few anecdotes and a few unavoidable facts. […]

  • Food Planning for Mountaineering, Part 2: Breakdown

    Welcome to Part 2 of our Food Planning for Mountaineering blog series. This post will breakdown the mysteries of building a proper meal plan for backcountry travel. Whether you are headed out on an overnight trip or a week-long expedition, you should be able to pick up some helpful tips and meal ideas as we […]

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