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

ALPINE ASCENTS BLOG

  • How To: Become a Guide!

    By Kate Keith-Simms You’ve been dreaming of the outdoor office: lunch breaks taken overlooking snow capped peaks, “emails” coming in from the inReach, and a daily to-do list that includes navigating through a maze of crevasses and introducing others to the wonders of the alpine environment. But sometimes this dream can seem daunting. If you’re […]

  • What’s in Your Snack Bag? Backcountry Ski Edition

    Alpine Ascents guide and woman about the Ouray Ice Park, Brooke Warren, is a backcountry snack maestro.  Known for creating a delicious symphony of flavors and textures, Brooke is on top of the nosh game.  If you are about to embark on a day of backcountry skiing or questing up waterfall ice and need a […]

  • 2022 Tahoma (Rainier) Webinar

    If your 2022 summer plans include climbing the mighty Tahoma, check out the webinar we hosted on March 29. Our Director of Operations, Jonathon Spitzer, walked us through pre-trip logistics and everything you need to know before arriving at your 2PM gear check. Senior guide, Lyra Pierotti, outlined the climbing route and the flow of […]

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