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Dispatches from afar - the Alaska Range. Josh Terrell photo
Checking in from the Condor's Nest on Illimani, Bolivia. MM Collection
Writing dispatches in camp on Kilimanjaro. Mark Gunlogson photo
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July 1, 2015

Father and Son Shred the Mighty Baker Horn!

Just because winter is over, or didn’t really happen up here in the Pacific Northwest, doesn’t mean that that ski season is over!  Dan and his dad Magnus joined Mountain Madness and AMGA Certified Ski Guide Chris Marshall on a four-day ski mountaineering program on Mt. Baker.  They chose to head off the beaten path and climb and ski Mt. Baker via the Squak Glacier.  The Squak offers over 3500’ of fall line skiing!  The Squak Glacier is best described as an endless “Blue Square” ski run complete with the aesthetic views of large crevasses, the ocean, and towering serac fields.


June 26, 2015

Nepal Update

As the country of Nepal continues to make a slow recovery, Mountain Madness is still actively working to allocate the money all of you have generously donated through our GoFundMe account. For those of you who have travelled with us to Nepal, you have likely met Dawa Sherpa, our lead Sherpa. And for those who were on the trek with us during the earthquake, they continued to experience his kind heart and generosity as he and his family welcomed them to a meal outside their destroyed home. 


June 24, 2015

Open Season in the Cordillera Blanca!

MM Guide Marc Ripperger checked in from Peru on Monday to let us know that the team is heading for Alpamayo today! 


June 19, 2015

Early Season on Mount Shuksan

The early season has been fruitful for Mountain Madness' clients on Mount Shuksan. This past weekend we had success with climbers making it to the summit from both sides of the mountain.  Among the many great routes on the mountain, the Fisher Chimneys and Sulphide Glacier remain the most popular and for good reason. [+] READ MORE

June 18, 2015

"Vortex of Happiness" on Elbrus

We are kicking off the Russian climbing season this year with a custom trip for two with MM Guide Alan Rousseau! They are already enjoying the beautiful Caucasus region and are excited to move up to the barrels to start their climb soon. There's still time to join one of our 2 other trips this year. Call us to find out more about our Elbrus and Elbrus Express itineraries.