Tag: Seven Summits

Denali 2021: Team 1 Flies In!

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Denali 2021: Team Triple Threat retrieves gear cache, returns to 14k

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Denali 2021: Team Triple Threat moves up to 14k

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Denali 2021: Team Triple Threat carried loads up around Windy Corner

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Denali 2021: Team Triple Threat takes a well-deserved rest day

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Denali 2021: Team Triple Threat climbs above the clouds to 11,200′

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Denali 2021: Team Triple Threat moves up to base of “Ski Hill”

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Denali 2021: Team Triple Threat carries heavy loads to East Fork of Kahiltna Glacier

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Denali 2021: Team Triple Threat reviews skills at Basecamp

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Denali 2021 Season Begins!

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Denali BLOG

  • Dear Alpine Ascents: Insulating Ice Axe Handles?

    Hey Alpine, I’m headed up to Denali this May (!!!!) and I heard that climbers insulate their ice axes? Interesting… What’s the rationale and how do I do it? Thanks in advance and see you in Talkeetna! Sincerely, Seeking Toasty Mitts Hi Toast Mitts, Thanks for reaching out and stoked you’re headed up to the […]

  • 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 […]

  • Expedition Mindset: Adaptable & Resilient

    In a previous post, Maddie mentioned adaptability. Due to the exceptionally unpredictable nature of the mountain environment, it’s worth a deeper dive into this trait and its cousin, resiliency. Best Chance of Summits To maximize our chances in the mountains, we try to control every controllable factor. Things like fitness, the right gear, route knowledge, […]

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