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July 17, 2017

Mount Olympus: Success and Summits

Mountaineering is supposed to be about reaching the summit, gritting your teeth against the discomfort, and standing on top, right? I’ve heard several other guides say it wasn’t, but I’d always brushed it off. This weekend on Mt. Olympus, I learned they're absolutely right; it's not.

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October 14, 2013

Mount Olympus - Dispelling the Myth

Most people think of mountains as being frigid, icy places.  When I tell people that I'm a guide, they usually say something along the lines of, "Wow, so you do all that stuff with, like, ice picks and stuff?  You're hardcore!  Aren't you scared you'll fall off the mountain?"

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September 4, 2013

Adventures in the Olympic Peninsula

Mountain Madness guides Travis Williams and Andy Dahlen traveled to the Olympic National Park with seven clients in early July for a five day summit climb of Mt. Olympus, the highest peak in the park. During their five days together, they were able to explore the beautiful Hoh River rainforest, the warm waters of an alpine lake, and summit an impressive mountain together, but more importantly, everyone came away with a group of new friends. 

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January 11, 2013

Mount Olympus - The Olympic National Park's Crown Jewel

Thinking of an Mount Olympus climb next summer? Check out guest blogger Bret W.'s report from last summer. Sign up before February 15th and receive free rentals! 

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