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′



  • Gear Selection: How & Where to Focus for a Lighter Load

    “How do I lighten my pack weight but still bring enough gear?” This is a very common, very important question. Here, I break down some key tips for dropping your pack weight. Get Rid of Some Niceties Perhaps the truest axiom when talking pack weights is that if you bring less, your pack will weigh […]

  • Mount Rainier: Not Your Average Fourteener

    In good company with approximately 20 other 14,000-foot-plus peaks in the lower-48 states, Mount Rainier is often misunderstood and underestimated. Whether you’ve climbed extensively or are new to climbing, you know that properly sizing up a climbing objective is the first key step to seeing a good time in the mountains. In this brief article, […]

  • Ice Axes: Selecting a Size & Style

    An ice axe is a critical piece of mountain equipment. Not only does it need to be suited for the terrain you will be encountering on a given peak, but it also needs to be sized correctly. As with most gear, the array of choices can be overwhelming, so we are going to break down […]

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