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Checking in from the Condor's Nest on Illimani, Bolivia. MM Collection
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November 23, 2012

Picket Range Expedition - Stunning Cascades Climbing

I hope everyone is recovering from the Thanksgiving festivities. As we recover from too much pumpkin pie and hunker down for the start of the winter, let's take a look at another great trip that happened this last summer. Our Picket Range Expedition is a great, rugged adventure for those seasoned climbers wanting to sample all of the beautiful features of the North Cascades. MM Guide Ian Nicholson and MM veteran Tracey Bernstein took off on this one-of-a-kind expedition this last summer. Check out Ian's stories below: 


November 7, 2012

It's Off-Season, Where Are Your Guides?

Time out from work, guides are busy getting after it on personal trips across the globe. Check out some of the stories of your favorite guides below! [+] READ MORE

September 4, 2012

Stormy Enjoyment on climb of Mount Shuksan

The reality of alpine weather conditions is that not every summit climb will present you with perfect blue-bird conditions. However, sometimes this is part of the exciting experience of being in the mountains and pushing through the challenges that nature brings to you. We had a such an experience on Mount Shuskan this summer, but with a little perseverence, we were greatly rewarded in the end!


August 8, 2012

Mount Baker North Ridge

I had the great opportunity to guide the North Ridge of Mount Baker which is a great climb in the North Cascades. What made the trip even more special was I got to take a gentleman by the name of Ryan out on the climb, which was his first ever experience in the mountains! [+] READ MORE

August 4, 2012

"Best Summit Climb Yet" on Mount Rainier

MM Mt. Rainier Climb

July 8-11

Matt Barela and I met three of our members of our group at Second Ascent on a beautiful morning in Seattle on July 8th. After doing a gear check and reviewing our plan we drove southward toward Mt. Rainier national park. [+] READ MORE