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Great Peaks of Peru Team Pictures from Pisco Oeste Climb

Pisco Oeste Climb – Pictures The Peru Team would like to share with you some pictures from their successful Pisco Climb. These fantastic views are considered by many climbers to be the best in the White Range. Enjoy! Sunrise. The … Continue reading

Great Peaks of Peru Team is on top of Pisco Oeste!

Great Peaks of Peru Team has returned from the summit of Ishinca

Great Peaks of Peru Team is currently on the Summit of Mt. Urus Este

Great Peaks of Peru Team has been enjoying acclimatization hikes!

Peru Climbing Team Views the Huarapasca Glacier

Hi family and friends, The team continued their acclimatization process today hiking up to the beginning of the Huarapasca glacier (16,283 feet) where they had a climbing school session reviewing basic climbing techniques and glacier travel skills. During the drive … Continue reading

Peru Climbing Team Acclimates in the Peruvian White Range

THE ALPINE ASCENTS TEAM ACCLIMATES IN THE PERUVIAN WHITE RANGE Hello family and friends, The team has arrived to the town of Huaraz (10,137 feet), located at the foot of the majestic White Range. Team members Amy, Sharon, John and … Continue reading

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  • 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 […]

  • What should I bring on Mount Rainier?

    We are often asked what gear is necessary to climb Mount Rainier. If you’re curious to know what we use, check out this video, in which our Operations Manager Matt Miller talks through our entire gear list. Climb on!

  • Staying Hydrated in the Backcountry

    Sometimes the harsh environment encountered in mountaineering can make even the simplest tasks difficult. Staying hydrated is a perfect example – something that is among the most banal of tasks in the lowcountry can become exceedingly complicated in a cold, snowy environment. When all available water is locked up in solid form as snow or […]

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