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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

  • Food Planning for Mountaineering, Part I: Strategy

    By Mike Hawkins 10 days x 3,000 calories per day = 150 Clif Bars or 60 PB&J sandwiches Planning and packing food for long trips in the backcountry can be challenging and time consuming – but the last thing you want is to eat energy bars for 6 days straight. Climbers need to consider several […]

  • 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.  

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