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Celebration at the finish and back to Arusha

Hello Everyone, Today we woke up early for our final hike down to the Mweka gate where we finished our climb of Kilimanjaro! We had 100% success on the summit and are safely back to Arusha. Tonight we will finish … Continue reading

Team Spicy Margherita makes it to Karanga camp

Hello Everyone, Today we had an awesome hike up the barranco wall above barranco camp and across to Karanga camp to 13,300ft. We waited for awhile in the morning before hiking to let all of the teams and porters clear … Continue reading

We are off to the mountain!

Machame team getting ready to leave for the mountain

Hello Everyone, Our newest team to hit the trails on the Machame route are all safely in Arusha and ready to start climbing. Yesterday we had an orientation, along with a gear check, a city tour and a team dinner. … Continue reading

Team Not MESSI-ing Around Wraps up the Expedition with Good Time in Mendoza

The team just spent a few days in Mendoza enjoying the oxygen and comfortable temps. The adventure wrapped with wine tours, and delicious food around Mendoza. To celebrate, the group toured three wineries and then had dinner at a small … Continue reading

Team 8 is enough back in Arusha

Hello Everyone, This morning we woke early for our last hike to Mweka gate to finish the climb. We had great weather and a very pleasant hike through the forest/jungle with hardly anyone on the trail except our own mountain … Continue reading

Team Not MESSI-ing Around Summits!

Four climbers made it to the top of South America yesterday morning in some of the best weather the top has seen in weeks. The team looked strong on a long day to the top and back to Camp 3. … Continue reading



Diego Zurita
Mountain Guide


TEAM LOS OSOS MOJADOS JAN 22TH ATTEND TO CLIMB CHIMBORAZO We tried to climb the chimborazo, but the weather conditions were not possible This time the mountain told us no, because the snow condition was not the best After trying … Continue reading

1-22-23 cybercast

The Mulas walked out to the flat basin outside of Plaza de Argentina to acclimatize. It was expanse with a blood red stream of ice melt coming from the heart of a dying glacier. In this basin the noise and … Continue reading


  • What Type of Boots Do I Need for Climbing?

    By Dani Osman Getting your mountaineering kit dialed in can be a complicated, strenuous process – So many options! So many opinions! – and rarely is the process more stressful than when it comes to boots. As literally and figuratively the base of the whole operation, getting your boots right can make or break your […]

  • Training for Mountaineering Webinar

    Climbing big mountains requires incredible endurance. You don’t necessarily have to move fast, but you have to keep moving for hours, days–sometimes even weeks. Training to have an excellent aerobic base is critical, not just for that continued movement ability, but also for your body’s ability to recover, day after day. On January 30th, Senior […]

  • Women on Top: Expert Advice from a Mountain Guide Webinar & Tips

    There have historically been fewer women than men in mountain sports, but that statistic has been changing as more women establish first ascents, inspire others by summiting challenging peaks and find cohorts of other women climbers. At Alpine Ascents we are fortunate to have more than 25 female guides and offer dozens of women’s programs. […]

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