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Checking in from the Condor's Nest on Illimani, Bolivia. MM Collection
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June 27, 2014

First Ecuador Climbs of the Season Underway!

It's that time again! We have kicked off our Ecuador season with Ossy Freire taking four climbers on our Ecuador Volcanoes expedition. First up, Cayambe!

Here are some shots of their first couple days on their adventure. 

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November 21, 2013

Debut Mexico Multi-Sport Adventure!

On November 9, Mountain Madness launched it's first Mexico Multi-Sport Adventure with Hector Ponce De Leon, one of Mexico's most famous mountaineers, as lead guide for the trip.  The first half of the trip would begin with attemps on on the volcanoes of Iztaccihuatl (17,154 feet / 5239 meters) and the Orizaba (18,404 feet / 5612 meters). [+] READ MORE

September 10, 2013

A Glacier Peak Climb Worth So Much More

To tackle a big and remote mountain like Glacier Peak takes a hefty dose of motivation and determination. The ascent takes five days, and none of them are easy. The trip runs a total of 36 miles round trip, and boasts a total elevation gain of over 8,000ft. For Dennis Matthews, at age 61, this would be a proud achievement. Over many years, Dennis had climbed the other four volcanoes in Washington, including Mt. Rainier, Mt. Adams, Mt. Baker and Mt. St. Helens. Only Glacier Peak remained. [+] READ MORE

February 13, 2013

January Ecuador Climbing School & Expedition Successful!

"I could go on forever about how good a guide Topo was. He was patient, kind, a very good teacher and a fantastic person. I am an older climber (66) and I never felt out of place or a burden to the group.

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January 7, 2012

Chimbo out, climbers heading to Illinizas instead

Bad weather thwarts efforts to climb Ecuador's highest peak, so the team is off to the twin peaks of Illiniza as a consolation prize. [+] READ MORE