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Checking in from the Condor's Nest on Illimani, Bolivia. MM Collection
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August 2, 2018

Eiger ascent by Mountain Madness guide Alan Rousseau

John and I spent a week climbing in the alps last year and climbed Mont Blanc and the Matterhorn together. This year he came back with a plan for us to do a “warm-up” route with his son, and then head to Grindelwald to try the Eiger. [+] READ MORE

August 8, 2017

Highlights of The Italian Dolomites

Since the beginning, Mountain Madness has strived to provide personalized care for our guests.  As a result, we provide a lot of customized trips to destinations that no other company serves. For me, this is great, since I can offer our services on my favorite mountains, without compromising my motivation to go out there. After 20 years of climbing in many different mountain ranges around the world, and given my culinary background, I must say that one of my most joyful destinations is the Dolomites. When I was given the opportunity to put together a climbing trip to Europe, I had no doubts that this World Heritage site would make everybody happy!

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August 8, 2017

Mont Blanc and Matterhorn in Seven Days

Madness guide Alan Rousseau brings us on his clients' conquest of Mont Blanc and Matterhorn in just seven days.

This winter was a stark contrast from the massive snowfalls that defined the 2015-2016 winter for the Alps. Last summer before my first Mont Blanc & Matterhorn trip of the season, I was hoping for warm and dry weather. This year, I was hoping for cold wet weather! When I arrived in Chamonix a couple weeks ago, there was an intense heat wave, and few people were venturing up the normal route on Mont Blanc due to rockfall. Large rockfall events were being reported on the Matterhorn as well. 

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July 20, 2017

Great Climbing in the Italian Dolomites

The first MM Dolomites trip has come to an end, and guide Joshua Jarrin reports it couldn’t have gone any better! Along with Joshua was Pablo and Jody, who together reached six summits in five days. Beautiful weather…and incredible food made it even better!

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February 15, 2017

"Amazing Experience" in the Alps

Had enough of the winter? Check out the Mont Blanc blog post below from Michelle Valerio, a longtime friend and traveler with Mountain Madness who joined us last August with MM guide Alan Rousseau. Let her experience inspire you to join us this summer in stunning Chamonix and summit an iconic European peak. 

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