Tag: Denali

Bolivia 2019 – Team Freddy Van Diesel Sleeping in the Condor’s Nest


Denali 2019 – That’s a Wrap!


Denali 2019 – Team TMVR Descends all the way to Basecamp


Bolivia 2019 – Team Freddy Van Diesel At Basecamp of Illimani


Denali 2019 – Team TMVR Makes Smart Summit Moves, Reaches Top of North America!


Denali 2019 – Team TMVR Makes Final Camp Move Up to 17,200′


Denali 2019 – Team TMVR Caches Above Fixed Lines, Walks to Edge of the World


Denali 2019 – Team TMVR Settling into High Altitude Living


Denali 2019 – Team TMVR Climbs Strong to 14 Camp


Denali 2019 – Team TMVR Carry Day to 13,500′



  • Puffy

    Down Fill-Weight vs. Down Fill-Power: Why the Latter Doesn’t Matter

    How exactly can you shop for a down jacket…and be confident it’s going to be warm enough? Here, we break down one aspect of down jacket selection. Alternatively, check out the insulation we offer for men and women, and email us with your questions. How much down is in this jacket? The key question to […]

  • Boots for Mount Rainier: Singles or Doubles?

    Easily the most common question we are asked is, “What kind of boots will I wear on my Rainier climb?” Here, we break down how we decide. Two Boot Types We use two main types of boots in Washington’s Cascades Range, which includes Mount Rainier and Mount Baker among other peaks: double boots and single […]

  • Bigr

    The Notebook: When Should I Climb Rainier?

    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 […]

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