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Denali 2021: Team Rodeo Queens (of the Summer Solstice) Back Carries Cache to Camp 2


Everest/Lhotse 2021: Back to Kathmandu, wrap up.

Hello Everyone, We have been back in Kathmandu for a few days now and have been lucky enough to have gotten flights out of Kathmandu tonight. We are looking forward to making our way back home but it has been an incredible journey even though we were unable to reach the summit this year. We … Continue reading “Everest/Lhotse 2021: Back to Kathmandu, wrap up.”

Everest/Lhotse 2021: Safe at Basecamp!

Hello Everyone, We are all safely back at Basecamp! We had a couple tough days descending in poor weather but the team remained strong commuted to returning safely. Unfortunately we were unable to summit this year but we still had a pretty incredible 60 days together as a team. We will be hanging out in … Continue reading “Everest/Lhotse 2021”

Denali 2021: Persistence Pays off for Team Triple Threat – 100% to the Summit!


Denali 2021: Team Worst Pace Scenario Caches at 13K in Excellent Weather


Denali 2021: Team Run CMC arrives at Camp .75 at the Base of Ski Hill


Denali 2021: The Cold and the Beautiful Back at Camp 2 after Successful Carry to 13K in Stellar Weather


Denali 2021: The Quaranteam arrives at Camp .75, embraces #naplife


Denali 2021: Team Your Pace or Mine Caches at 13K in Great Weather


Everest/Lhotse 2021

Hello Everyone, We are all safely to the South Col. A little windy here but just fine inside the tents. We had a beautiful day climbing to the South Col with only 3 or 4 other people climbing up! We will rest tomorrow and let the winds die down a little and plan to summit … Continue reading “Everest/Lhotse 2021”


  • Guide Trip Report: Denali Traverse

    by Sam Hennessey Climbing in the Alaska Range in late spring sometimes feels like stepping into another world. The endless daylight, and the sheer contrast of Denali towering over the rest of the state gives it an atmosphere like no other. For the last decade, Michael Gardner and I have stared down from the upper […]

  • Epic Climbs That Might Not Be on Your Radar

    ‘Twas the night before Rainier dates were released, when all through the land Many a climber was stirring, contemplating high altitude plans so grand Their crampons were placed in the gear bin with care In hopes to use them on Rainier in weather so fair My timer was set for the exact release time To […]

  • Dear Alpine Ascents: Backcountry Quilts

    Hey Alpine, I’m headed out to Washington in mid-September for a 6-day course (stoked) and I’ve been hearing a lot of great things about backcountry quilts.  Apparently all the cool-kid alpinists are using them.  Can I bring one on my course? Sincerely, Steve House in Training  Hi Steve House in Training, Thanks for reaching out […]

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