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Mont Blanc Team Summits

Hello from Chamonix, France. Sorry for the delay but our Mont Blanc team summited on on Aug 26th. 3 climbers and 2 guides reached the summit of the highest point in Western Europe. The team had a wonderful day climbing … Continue reading

Mont Blanc August 19-28, 2017

The AAI guides are in Chamonix and excited for our upcoming attempt on Mount Blanc!
Joe Stock | IFMGA Mountain Guide | Anchorage, Alaska
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Mont Blanc Team #4 Summits Gran Paradiso!

Hello from the Chabod Hutte inside Gran Paradiso national park. This morning our team departed the hut around 4:45am and made there way towards the summit. We reached the summit shortly after 9am. We had amazing weather and all members … Continue reading

Mont Blanc Team #4 at Gran Paradiso

Hello from the Chabod Hutte at 9,000ft Today our team traveled over to the Italian Alps. We entered the Gran Paradiso National Park and made our way to the Chabod Hutte We are getting ready to sit down for dinner … Continue reading

Mont Blanc Team #4 starting today!

Hello from Chamonix, France! Today is July 6th and we are just starting our 4th Mont Blanc trip of the season. The team all arrived safely in Chamonix with all there luggage and equipment. After getting to know each other … Continue reading

Mont Blanc Team #3 Summits!

Happy 4th of July from the Tete Rousse hut on Mont Blanc. We had a very successful day yesterday on the Mont Blanc. Our team of 4 climbers today summited Mont Blanc. In addition we had another private trip today with 1 climber who summited. In total we had 5 climbers and 3 guides reach […]

Mont Blanc Team #3 is ready to attempt the summit

Hello from Chamonix, France! Today is July 3rd, 2017. Our Mont Blanc team #3 just finished 3 days of acclimating and is back in town. Last night we enjoyed a wonderful meal along with hot showers and a clean pair … Continue reading

Photo from the summit of Mont Blanc this morning!

Our first Mont Blanc trip reached the summit today. Here is a panoramic of the summit. Photo credit: Dylan Taylor

ALPINE ASCENTS BLOG

  • 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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    KNOTS AND HITCHES: THE WATER KNOT

    The following is the fifth in a series of “how-to” videos on the major knots and hitches used in the mountains. Stay tuned for more videos on knots like the bowline and ring bend, and hitches like the Klemheist and Prusik! The water knot is a simple knot used to tie two ends of webbing […]

  • Knots and Hitches: The Figure 8 Follow Through

    The following is the fifth in a series of “how-to” videos on the major knots and hitches we use in the mountains. Stay tuned for more videos on knots like the bowline, ring bend- and hitches like the Klemheist & Prusik! The Figure 8 follow through is a standard knot used for many different purposes […]

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