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Checking in from the Condor's Nest on Illimani, Bolivia. MM Collection
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December 8, 2010

Winter!

As I write this blog post a major winter storm is at our doorstep here in the Cascade Range of Washington State - thunder and lightening this morning, urban flooding on Seattle’s streets, and 3 feet of new snow forecasted for the next 48 hrs. [+] READ MORE

September 27, 2010

Avalanche & Ski Courses in the Cascades

We are pleased to announce that our avalanche courses and ski courses for the winter are scheduled and ready to go! With a forcasted La Nina and great winter snow conditions on the horizon, students should benefit from the perfect learning atmosphere.

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July 20, 2010

Learning Lead Climbing Skills and Rock Rescue in Leavenworth

In June, Mountain Madness Guide Jason Broman took two clients, Petey and Greg, to Leavenworth for a two day Intermediate Rock Course followed by a day of instruction in Rock Rescue. On the course, our they learned the techniques of multi-pitch climbing, placement of  protection, lead climbing, and route finding on longer climbs. Under Jason's watch, they built many anchors and placed a ton of gear. The weather allowed for three good days of cragging in Leavenworth, despite intermittent showers. 

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April 29, 2010

Spring skiing coming up in the Cascades and Alaska! Lots of turns to be had now through July.

Since April brought some late-season snowstorms, we've been enjoying the last of the winter fun - next up, spring corn! Pictured here are some stellar conditions MM guide Tino and guest Christophe had while skiing on Mt. Rainier. We've enjoyed a great season on Rainier, with avalanche courses, ski tours, Denali prep courses, and our new crevasse rescue seminars.  

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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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