Tag: Mount Kilimanjaro

Kilimanjaro 2019 – Team Higher Returns to Kosovo Camp from Summit


Kilimanjaro 2019 – Summit Sunrise for Team Higher!


Kilimanjaro 2019 – Team Higher ready for the Highest Point!


Kilimanjaro 2019 – Team Higher tackles the Barranco Wall


Kilimanjaro 2019 – 9/25 Team now called Team Higher


Kilimanjaro 2019 – 9/25 Team at Shira Cave Camp


Kilimanjaro 2019 – 9/25 Team Starts up the Trail


Kilimanjaro 2019 – 9/25 Team Departs for the Mountain

Here’s the Alpine Ascents Private Kilimanjaro climb as we depart for the mountain… stay tuned as we brainstorm our team name!

Kilimanjaro 2019 – 9/25 Expedition Begins

Here’s the upcoming Alpine Ascents Kilimanjaro expedition celebrating Nima Desai’s birthday as we prepare for our departure to Mt. Kilimanjaro!

Kilimanjaro 2019 – Team Pododo Reaches Mweka Gate

Hello followers! Team Pododo reached the Mweka Gate and had a fun and joyous ceremony that marked the completion of our expedition… All team members are happy, safe and sound and either already on their way home or started their … Continue reading


  • Puffy

    Down Fill-Weight vs. Down Fill-Power: Why the Latter Doesn’t Matter

    How exactly can you shop for a down jacket…and be confident it’s going to be warm enough? Here, we break down one aspect of down jacket selection. Alternatively, check out the insulation we offer for men and women, and email us with your questions. How much down is in this jacket? The key question to […]

  • Boots for Mount Rainier: Singles or Doubles?

    Easily the most common question we are asked is, “What kind of boots will I wear on my Rainier climb?” Here, we break down how we decide. Two Boot Types We use two main types of boots in Washington’s Cascades Range, which includes Mount Rainier and Mount Baker among other peaks: double boots and single […]

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    The Notebook: When Should I Climb Rainier?

    Alpine Ascents climbs Mount Rainier from May through September. We are often asked which dates to choose, so here we break down the merits of each month. Mount Rainier’s Climbing Season(s) Mount Rainier can be climbed year-round. For climbers willing to adventure, even the more challenging shoulder seasons can provide interesting climbing or skiing. A […]

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