Tag: Alps

Matterhorn Trip #1

Hello from Zermatt, Switzerland. Today was the first day of our Matterhorn expedition. The team all met this morning over breakfast and coffee. By mid day the team was up at over 8,000ft working on our technical rock climbing and … Continue reading

Mont Blanc Team #4 Summits Gran Paradiso!

Hello from the Chabod Hutte inside Gran Paradiso national park. This morning our team departed the hut around 4:45am and made there way towards the summit. We reached the summit shortly after 9am. We had amazing weather and all members … Continue reading

Mont Blanc Team #4 at Gran Paradiso

Hello from the Chabod Hutte at 9,000ft Today our team traveled over to the Italian Alps. We entered the Gran Paradiso National Park and made our way to the Chabod Hutte We are getting ready to sit down for dinner … Continue reading

Mont Blanc Team #4 starting today!

Hello from Chamonix, France! Today is July 6th and we are just starting our 4th Mont Blanc trip of the season. The team all arrived safely in Chamonix with all there luggage and equipment. After getting to know each other … Continue reading

Mont Blanc Team #3 Summits!

Happy 4th of July from the Tete Rousse hut on Mont Blanc. We had a very successful day yesterday on the Mont Blanc. Our team of 4 climbers today summited Mont Blanc. In addition we had another private trip today with 1 climber who summited. In total we had 5 climbers and 3 guides reach […]

Mont Blanc Team #3 is ready to attempt the summit

Hello from Chamonix, France! Today is July 3rd, 2017. Our Mont Blanc team #3 just finished 3 days of acclimating and is back in town. Last night we enjoyed a wonderful meal along with hot showers and a clean pair … Continue reading

Photo from the summit of Mont Blanc this morning!

Our first Mont Blanc trip reached the summit today. Here is a panoramic of the summit. Photo credit: Dylan Taylor

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  • Guide Trip Report: Denali Traverse

    by Sam Hennessey Climbing in the Alaska Range in late spring sometimes feels like stepping into another world. The endless daylight, and the sheer contrast of Denali towering over the rest of the state gives it an atmosphere like no other. For the last decade, Michael Gardner and I have stared down from the upper […]

  • Epic Climbs That Might Not Be on Your Radar

    ‘Twas the night before Rainier dates were released, when all through the land Many a climber was stirring, contemplating high altitude plans so grand Their crampons were placed in the gear bin with care In hopes to use them on Rainier in weather so fair My timer was set for the exact release time To […]

  • Dear Alpine Ascents: Backcountry Quilts

    Hey Alpine, I’m headed out to Washington in mid-September for a 6-day course (stoked) and I’ve been hearing a lot of great things about backcountry quilts.  Apparently all the cool-kid alpinists are using them.  Can I bring one on my course? Sincerely, Steve House in Training  Hi Steve House in Training, Thanks for reaching out […]

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