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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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April 19, 2017

Tasty Ham and Eggs Climb Launches Alaska Season

Madness Guide Alan Rousseau writes in with some great images and description of an ideal climb of Ham and Eggs in the Alaska Range.

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April 17, 2017

Everest Updates 4/17/2017

MM Everest Guide Ossy Freire writes in to tell us the team did skills on the icefall today. Everybody is feeling strong and motivated, and climbed 800 feet.

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April 12, 2017

Everest Base Camp Trek Update - "It's the Wild in Myself I Remember"

It sounds easy: Wake-up tea every morning, yaks carrying your bags, kind Sherpas showing you the way, tea houses with hot showers to wash the dust off every day. 

Yet even with all that support, the challenge is real. This place remains untamed.  It's such a beautiful yet harsh landscape. Dry, rocky, dusty. Blazing sun, cold nights. 

Everest Base Camp Guide Shy Rohani reflects on the journey.

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April 10, 2017

2017 Everest Expedition - Meet the Team

We know many of you are following along and sharing in the excitement of our 2017 Everest Expedition, so we'd like to introduce the team and give you some behind-the-scenes of this year's adventure.

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April 5, 2017

Everest Updates 4/5/2017

Today, the Everest Summit Team is on a rest and acclimatization day in Namche Bazaar. They're hiking around the local area and sightseeing while getting used to exercising at altitude. Next, the team faces an uphill climb - literally - losing and then regaining approximately 1,400 feet of altitude as they descend to the river valley then rise to Tengboche at 12,678ft/3,867m.

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