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Checking in from the Condor's Nest on Illimani, Bolivia. MM Collection
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June 8, 2012

Family Climbing Trip - Finding New Possibilities in the Cascades

Here at Mountain Madness, we love the opportunity to get out to the mountains with younger generations of climbers. It gives us some perspective and perhaps allows us to prioritize a new agenda. One great way to do that is to set up a custom climb or course with our guides and we will make sure our itinerary fits your family's needs. 


June 6, 2012

Mother-Daughter Rock Training - Rain or Shine!

Despite the Weather forecast Karen and Keira Howe, a mother and daughter team from the eastside, picked me up at my house and we all drove over Stevens Pass to Leavenworth. Keira, a senior in high school, has been working most of the year on the mental aspects of climbing as her senior project (What a cool senior project!!!). 


December 13, 2011

Avalanche Awareness Clinics and Courses

Our first AIARE Avalanche Level 1 Course has come and gone. But there are still opportunities for you to get into the backcountry and learn some skills and avalanche awareness.


October 6, 2011

Fall Rock Climbing in Leavenworth

Early October often provides good weather in the Northwest. MM Guide Ian Nicholson and climber Reid Walker found a window of good weather in Leavenworth long enough to get in a great custom one to one rock trip to introduce Reid into the world of outdoor climbing. [+] READ MORE

September 1, 2011

Husbands/Wives Team Up For Alpine Objectives

Mountain Madness guides Marc and Sondra Ripperger teamed up to tackle a few alpine objectives in Washington Pass, Leavenworth and the Enchantments with a married couple from Portland, Kori and Dan. [+] READ MORE