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March 6, 2017

The Quiet Comeback

Respected Everest chronicler, successful K2 and Seven Summit climber, and passionate Alzheimer’s advocate interviews Mark Gunlogson about his company Mountain Madness and their return to Mount Everest.

If you say “Mountain Madness”, what comes to mind? Many people will say Scott Fischer and others may bring up Everest 1996. And while not wrong, they might be missing one of the quietest comeback stories in expedition guiding.

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December 16, 2015

Exceeding Expectations on Orizaba Express

Climber Josh Collman wrote to tell us about his experience on Pico de Orizaba earlier this month:On December 6th, I arrived in Mexico City for my first high altitude expedition. The Orizaba Express trip was chosen to see how I can handle altitudes higher than what is offered in the lower 48 states. Since I'd be going to Mexico and exploring altitudes that were foreign to me, I needed to feel comfortable. Fortunately, I did from the very beginning. 

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March 24, 2015

Experience Kilimanjaro Through the Eyes of 12-Year-Old Grace Gunlogson

Hi! My name is Grace Gunlogson. I’m 12 years old, one of the youngest people to climb Mount Kilimanjaro. That’s a big deal because Mount Kilimanjaro is the tallest mountain in Africa and one of the tallest mountains in the world! Here is a little about the climb.

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February 26, 2015

Guest Blog - A Climber's Journal of Aconcagua

I am off to Argentina today to join with 8 other climbers and 3 guides from Mountain Madness to attempt a summit of Aconcagua via the Normal Route.

The team is arriving in Mendoza, Argentina over the next few days and we will soon begin our expedition and ascent of the highest mountain in the western and southern hemispheres. Aconcagua (the stone sentinel) stands at an impressive 6962m (22,834 ft.) above sea level, one of the “7 Summits”. It is great training for the high altitude peaks in the Himalayas. [+] READ MORE

January 30, 2015

Vinson Massif Expedition - January 2-25, 2015

Thank you to our climber, Dave Creeden, for sharing his experience on our recent Vinson Massif expedition in Antarctica! 

The Vinson Massif is the highest mountain (16,050 feet) in Antarctica located in the Sentinel Range of the Ellsworth Mountains, lying at a latitude of little more than 78 degrees south. 

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