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Cheese balls summit Kala Pattar!

Namaste friends, family and loved ones Big day for the Team. Not only did we trek across glacier moraines to Gorak Shep (16,942 ft.) we also gave the local mountain our best shot. We were treated to glorious bird of Everest and Nuptse. After a 3 hour push in high winds we top out to […]

Audio Post

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Team mashindi kili are back!!!

Hi everyone this is tom chambers checking in for the last time. We are all back down from the mountain and are now flying to the Serengeti for a safari. This was an unforgettable adventure and achievement for all.

Kilimanjaro Champions are Champions as team reaches summit in windy conditions !

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Team: Jambo #5 summits and back to Arusha

Hello Everyone, Today, after a great sleep last night, we all made it down to the gate at Mweka today, had a celebratory lunch and now are heading back to Arusha! Thanks for following along on this great adventure. It … Continue reading

Kilimanjaro Champions get ready for summit bid

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Kilimanjaro Jambo #5 reach summit !

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Kilimanjaro Champions reach Karanga Camp

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Kilimanjaro Heads to to Summit ! Team Jambo # 5

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Kilimanjaro ” Kili champions” ( July 29 team) go up high to Lava Tower and now to 13,000 feet at Camp

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ALPINE ASCENTS BLOG

  • Single Wall Tents – Condensation Factories

    Most tent manufacturers these days offer a superlight, two pound (or less!) tent. These tents are simple to setup, occupy a very small footprint, and again – weigh in at about or under two pounds. When choosing a tent, it’s easy to focus on those factors and arrive at the conclusion that a single-walled shelter […]

  • Alpine Start Breakfast

    When summit morning arrives, it’s important to move efficiently through packing, preparation, and last but not least – breakfast! Mike Hawkins talks through a few of the foods we like to eat for quick fuel on alpine start mornings. Whether it’s midnight or 3:00am, these options are our go-to fast breakfasts.  

  • Guide Spotlight: Dawa Yangzum Sherpa

    While Alpine Ascents is fortunate to work with dozens of world-class guides and climbers, we are especially grateful to work with Dawa Yangzum Sherpa. Hailing from Nepal’s Rolwaling Himal, Dawa’s resume includes numerous 8000m ascents (Everest, Cho Oyu, K2), successful entries in high-altitude ultra-marathons, time spent as a climbing ranger on Mount Rainier, and instructorship […]

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