Tag: Normal Route

Aconcagua Normal Route Team 3 Treks to Confluencia

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Team Peter Soaking Sun at Campo Canada

Team Horcones Pioneers Living the Good Mountain Life

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Aconcagua Team Talley (Normal Route) Arrives

Hi Everyone, Team Talley has arrived in full force here in Mendoza! We are awaiting our final member tomorrow afternoon before jumping right into our gear check and last night in Mendoza. Stay tuned for updates as we make our … Continue reading

Team Horcones Pioneers – Acclimatization Hike to Mt. Bonete

Team Peter (Normal Route) Checks In

Team Peter checking in at the end of our rest day at Plaza de Mulas. Everyone is feeling good—a lot better after a day of rest and hydrating. We are preparing for an acclimatization hike tomorrow to Mt Bonnette where … Continue reading

Normal Route Team 2 Taking Suggestions for Team Names

Hi all! Peter Moore here with Team 2 on the Normal Route. Since the team still hasn’t come up with a team name I’m going to call us team Peter from here on 🙂 We had an earlier night to … Continue reading

Team Horcones Pioneers Healthy & Happy on Rest Day

Team Horcones Pioneers – Happy New Years!

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Normal Route Team 2 at Confluencia

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  • Insulated Pants and Why You (Might) Need Them

    Guide Brooke Warren in prime insulated pant conditions on the summit of Mt. Rainier. Photo by Patrick Chu. Insulated Pants can seem like a burden (will my legs really be that cold??), but they can be a critical piece of clothing in mountaineering, and can make a cold night at camp much more pleasant.  Why […]

  • Selecting Snowshoes for Expeditions

    If you are preparing to embark on a Denali Prep course or a Denali expedition with Alpine Ascents, you are also about to enter into the wonderful world of snowshoe travel. There are several reasons for our unilateral use of snowshoes over skis on these trips. First, the learning curve for snowshoeing is far less […]

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    A guide to Carabiners

    By Mike Hawkins There are a wide variety of carabiners available on the market, and each type has its pros and cons. Some carabiners are built for very specific uses, while others are geared toward general use. For both safety and efficiency, it is worthwhile to understand the subtle differences in order to choose the […]

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