Tag: Denali

Denali 2021: Team Cabo returns, wraps up their expedition!


Denali 2021: Team Hummus building wind walls at 14 Camp, hoping to move to high camp tomorrow


Denali 2021: Team Cabo descends 10,000 ft!


Denali 2021: Crevasse Kickers hold out at High Camp


Denali 2021: Team Clean Sweep rests at 14 Camp with storm approaching


Denali 2021: Team Hummus hikes to the “Edge of the World”


Denali 2021: Team Clean Sweep rests at 14k, strategizes for stormy forecast


Denali 2021: Team Crevasse Kickers gorgeous day moving to high camp


Denali 2021: Team Cabo makes valiant 2nd summit attempt


Denali 2021: Team Hummus still in high spirits at 14 Camp


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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