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Denali 2021: Crevasse Kickers turned by weather on summit bid, return to basecamp


Denali 2021: Team Hummus eating their weight at 14 Camp, prepare to descend and depart


Denali 2021: Team Clean Sweep returns to frontcountry with all fingers and toes, concludes successful trip!


Denali 2021: Team Hummus also turns, descends to 14 Camp


Denali 2021: Team Clean Sweep calls off summit bid due to high winds, beings descent


Denali 2021: Team Clean Sweep moves to 17k, look to thread the needle for a summit bid


Denali 2021: Crevasse Kickers stretch legs at 17 Camp, prep for summit


Denali 2021: Team Hummus moves up to high camp at 17k!


Denali 2021: Crevasse Kickers keeping spirits high while waiting out weather at 17k


Denali 2021: Team Clean Sweep stays at 14k in stormy conditions


Denali BLOG

  • Denali: A Photo Essay

    by Brooke Warren Denali “The High One” is the third highest of the seven summits, right behind Everest and Aconcagua, at 20,310 feet. It is an “ultra-prominent” peak with soaring vertical relief of 18,000 feet, greater even than Mount Everest (a mere 12,000′ of vertical relief) when measured from its 2,000-foot lowlands to its lofty […]

  • 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 […]

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