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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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  • 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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