Tag: Dispatches

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Team Meat Sweat Phoenix Devours A Well Deserved Asado

It is a well known fact that Argentina has some of the best asados (barbecues) in the world. Well today our team was rewarded with a delicious Argentinian asado after a hard day climbing to the summit of Mt. Bonete … Continue reading

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Mt Vinson V5 back in Punta Arenas

Hello friends and family, this is Jangbu and Ari reporting for Alpine Ascents Vinson V5 team. The team made it back to civilization at Punta Arenas this morning. We had an early morning flight from Union Glacier Camp to Punta … Continue reading

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Team Resting Phoenix Enjoys A Sunny Day At Mulas

Our team is feeling well rested after a beautiful day at Plaza De Mulas. We spent the day playing card games sharing stories and eating delicious food. Some of us were even able to get a bit of laundry done. … Continue reading

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  • Mountains and Meditation

    By Trevor Husted The opportunities and benefits that meditation can bring to our mountain climbing experiences If you’ve navigated to this mountaineering focused blog, there is a high likelihood that you’re interested in improving your performance in the alpine and perhaps overall quality of life. One of the more intriguing ways to boost our mental […]

  • Dear Alpine Ascents: Mountaineering Courses

    Hey Alpine, I’m resolved. 2022 is the year I learn the ropes (pun intended) of mountaineering. You have a lot of offerings on your site and I’m not sure which one is right for me. Can you give me the CliffsNotes explanation of the difference between them all? There’s a 6-Day, 8-Day, 9-Day, 10-Day, 13-Day, […]

  • Extreme Self-Care: Expedition Style

    by Aili Farquhar  As you toil against the steepness of the hill, the backpack hipbelt secured to your sled digs into your harness.  All the sweat accumulated and dried in your hair during your sunny journey across the lower glacier begins to itch as a fresh new layer accumulates under your sunscreen-rimmed hat.  After setting […]

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