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Checking in from the Condor's Nest on Illimani, Bolivia. MM Collection
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March 19, 2014

Drawing for Free Rock Climbing Course!

It's that time again! The King 5 2014 Best Northwest Escapes has nominated Mountain Madness for the Best Rock Climbing Class! We would love your support in helping us reach #1 this year, and this year we are offering an awesome award to one lucky winner if we reach our goal. 

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October 11, 2013

Appreciating our Alumni with a Weekend of Rock

I saw the Mountain Madness office for the first time in 15 years this past spring. As the daughter of the company's late founder Scott Fischer, the mountains have always been an important part of my past. However, I have grown up fairly disconnected from the company itself. As soon as I walked into the office and met Mark G I knew that I was not about to let this place slip away again. A week later I started working in the office and I have since come to call Mountain Madness my home. 

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September 3, 2013

Livin' Large on Labor Day

I reunited with long time friends and climbers Kori Barnum and Dan Medin from Portland, OR for a little rock and alpine climbing rendevous in the North Cascades. Weather has been a little touch and go here in Washington as of late, but we were able to piece together an awesome 5 days of climbing. 

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July 24, 2013

Multi-Pitch Training Leads To Big Climbs!

The first day of any Intermediate Rock Course is the day to check up on the skills and habits of the recreational climber, and make sure all of the necessary pieces are there. Good belay techniques, safety checks, and communication are among the most important.

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July 6, 2012

Leavenworth rock and Cascade Classic - West Ridge of Mount Stuart!

Chris and I spent the last 5 days climbing together, with our main objective being the West Ridge of Mount Stuart.  After doing several glacier and snow climbs with Mountain Madness, Chris was interested in learning more about the world of multi-pitch and alpine rock climbing. [+] READ MORE