Tag: Seven Summits

Kilimanjaro: Team Good Luck Efficiently Completes a Long Climb Day


Aconcagua: Team Snow White Updates from Mendoza


Aconcagua: Team Rainbow Phoenix Soared to Plaza Francia

Another exciting day on the mountain for our team. We had a great hike up to Plaza Francia and enjoyed some amazing views of the South face of Aconcagua. Back at camp we all passed our medical checks and are … Continue reading

Vinson: Team V5 Descends All the Way to Union Glacier


Kilimanjaro: Team Jan 16, Now Known As Team Good Luck, Arrives at Shira Camp


Aconcagua: Team Mountain Mavericks Get After It on the Upper Mountain


Aconcagua: Team Two Tang Phoenix moves to Confluencia

The laughter hasn’t stopped all day as we made our way up to our first camp at Confluencia. Sunny sky’s and moderate winds made for a great first day of hiking. Now we are enjoying some delicious pizza before calling … Continue reading

Kilimanjaro: Team January 16 Arrives at Machame Camp


Aconcagua: Team Pharrell Phoenix Journeys to Puente Del Inca

Another great day for the team! We left the comforts of the city this morning and headed for the hills. We had beautiful views on the drive and an excellent lunch in Uspallata. Will be hitting the trail first thing … Continue reading

Vinson: Team V5 Returns to Camp After Summit Success



  • Mountains and Meditation

    By Trevor Husted The opportunities and benefits that meditation can bring to our mountain climbing experiences If you’ve navigated to this mountaineering focused blog, there is a high likelihood that you’re interested in improving your performance in the alpine and perhaps overall quality of life. One of the more intriguing ways to boost our mental […]

  • Dear Alpine Ascents: Mountaineering Courses

    Hey Alpine, I’m resolved. 2022 is the year I learn the ropes (pun intended) of mountaineering. You have a lot of offerings on your site and I’m not sure which one is right for me. Can you give me the CliffsNotes explanation of the difference between them all? There’s a 6-Day, 8-Day, 9-Day, 10-Day, 13-Day, […]

  • Extreme Self-Care: Expedition Style

    by Aili Farquhar  As you toil against the steepness of the hill, the backpack hipbelt secured to your sled digs into your harness.  All the sweat accumulated and dried in your hair during your sunny journey across the lower glacier begins to itch as a fresh new layer accumulates under your sunscreen-rimmed hat.  After setting […]

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