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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′

Denali BLOG

  • Dear Alpine Ascents: Insulating Ice Axe Handles?

    Hey Alpine, I’m headed up to Denali this May (!!!!) and I heard that climbers insulate their ice axes? Interesting… What’s the rationale and how do I do it? Thanks in advance and see you in Talkeetna! Sincerely, Seeking Toasty Mitts Hi Toast Mitts, Thanks for reaching out and stoked you’re headed up to the […]

  • 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 […]

  • Expedition Mindset: Adaptable & Resilient

    In a previous post, Maddie mentioned adaptability. Due to the exceptionally unpredictable nature of the mountain environment, it’s worth a deeper dive into this trait and its cousin, resiliency. Best Chance of Summits To maximize our chances in the mountains, we try to control every controllable factor. Things like fitness, the right gear, route knowledge, […]

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