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July 20, 2009

Mustagh Ata Dispatch Preparing For Summit Push

Hello folks! This is Casey Henley at Mustagh Ata base camp. We just spent a couple nights up high at Camp 1 and Camp 2. We are now resting for 2 days back at base camp and everything is in position for our summit push. [+] READ MORE

July 15, 2009

Outer Space on Snow Creek Wall Rock Climbing Re-Opened

For those of you that have climbed in Leavenworth, WA the classic Outer Space is a well-known objective. Mountain Madness clients and guides alike consider this among the best routes in the 5.8-5.9 range, with splitter cracks and airy faces the norm. Due the a nesting peregrine falcon pair the wall was closed, but has recently been re-opened. For a report from Janet Millard, wildlife biologists, read below;


July 14, 2009

Mustagh Ata Camp 1 Dispatch

Hey folks, Casey here reporting in from Camp 1 on Mustagh Ata. Jerry and I spent two nights up at 18,000 feet at Camp 1. Jack and Sue spent one night. We did a hike up towards Camp 2 and now we are heading down for a rest day in basecamp. We all miss you and love you and will report in again soon.


July 10, 2009

Mustagh Ata Expedition at Base Camp

Thursday July 9, 2009 - Mustagh Ata Base Camp

Hi folks. Casey here, calling in from Mustagh Ata base camp. If you have been hearing about trouble in China, rest assured we are far away from any political tensions that you have been hearing about in the news. We are all having a great time. [+] READ MORE

July 8, 2009

Mustagh Ata Expedition Underway

Casey Henley called in with a few details from China last weekend. We have been waiting to post an extensive dispatch from the team, but political tensions in Urumqi disrupted internet access for much of the region and it could not be transmitted. [+] READ MORE