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    Dylan Cembalski

    Dylan C Ipi
    Guide: Washington, Alaska, International

    Joe Kluberton

    Kluberton Sm
    Alaska Operations Manager, AK Yak Treks

    Our Alaskan Yak Tours were honored by Outside Magazine as Trip of The Year!

    Arriving at Moon Shadow Lake
    Looking back towards the Talkeetna Mountains and Sheepback Lake
    Lupines and Trekkers
    Crossing a valley while en route from Yak Camp to Lake Camp
    Morning trekking from Lake Camp to Beaver Camp
    Yak Camp
    Trekking from Sheepback Lake to Yak Camp


    • 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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