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Las Pumas Summit Mt. Bonete

Today Las Pumas summited Mt. Bonete! We reached a new high point for the trip at 16,732 ft. The weather was excellent and the views fantastic! The entire team continues to acclimatize well. Tomorrow we have a carry and acclimatization … Continue reading

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Las Pumas: Rest Day Plaza de Mulas

Las Pumas took a rest day in Plaza de Mulas. We enjoyed phenomenal hot showers, the bean bags in the new relaxation dome, reading time, and lots of good food. I think it’s safe to say that we all feel … Continue reading

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Team Las Pumas: Plaza de Mulas

Hello from Plaza de Mulas! The Jan 19 Normal Route Team has now become Las Pumas. So look for our future cybercasts with the name Las Pumas. Today the team hiked from Confluencia to Plaza de Mulas at a stellar … Continue reading

ALPINE ASCENTS BLOG

  • Is My Training Working?

    Is my training working? Whether explicitly spoken or implied, this is the question many climbers ask of themselves, their friends, and perhaps their guides. At Alpine Ascents, we hear this question weekly. While the best answer to this question requires a comprehensive understanding of you and your objective, there are simpler ways to get a […]

  • Not on the Gear List, But in our Backpacks

    Off-List Must-Haves Gear lists are honed utilitarian tools for packing for a trip. Our gear lists represent years of carefully considering only and exactly what is needed for a given climb. You might wonder: are there things worth bringing into the mountains not on our gear lists? Absolutely! Loaded Smartphone (the Electronic Multi-Tool) A smartphone […]

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    Wash Down Gear When It Gets Dirty

    Cleaning Down Gear: What’s The Real Deal? Today’s down can be chemically treated so it is hydrophobic, and is available in super-powered 900 or 1000+ fill-power. These fancy, lightweight, and expensive items naturally give us pause at the laundry room door. We automatically know not to treat our down gear like a cotton t-shirt. So what’s […]

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