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Checking in from the Condor's Nest on Illimani, Bolivia. MM Collection
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April 22, 2010

Everest Base Camp: The Fun Begins!

This is the second post from Deana Zabaldo, who is leading our second Everest Base Camp Trek of the season. Deana is joined by Pemba Gyalje Sherpa, who will be taking four members of our team up to Camp 2 on Mount Everest for our Khumbu Icefall Extension. We welcome you to follow Deana, who will be leading our fall Bhutan trip as well, and enjoy her reports from high in the Himalayas!

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April 20, 2010

Everest Base Camp Trek: The Beginning

We're happy to have heard from Deana Zabaldo, who is leading our second Everest Base Camp Trek of the season. Deana is joined by Pemba Gyalje Sherpa, who will be taking four members of our team up to Camp 2 on Mount Everest for our Khumbu Icefall Extension. We welcome you to follow Deana, who will be leading our fall Bhutan trip as well, and enjoy her reports from high in the Himalayas!

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April 19, 2010

Rock climbing in Vantage, WA

By Mark Gunlogson

Last weekend we took the whole family and some friends rock climbing at Vantage, exploring the columns, looking for rattlesnakes, and yes, taking time to smell the flowers, which were the best I've seen there ever! Good times in the Washington desert!

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April 8, 2010

Offwidth crack climbing 101 in Leavenworth

If you want instruction from someone older than Mark Gunlogson's 9-year-old, check out our courses:

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April 7, 2010

Spring rock climbing in Leavenworth

By Mark Gunlogson

"How was it?" I asked my daughter Grace (9) after she finished her first pure crack climb. "Well, it was not so chunky," which I gathered to mean blocky and with a lot of holds for both feet and hands. But, she managed just fine on the otherwise featureless granite slab characteristic of Leavenworth's well-known Icicle Canyon. [+] READ MORE