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Checking in from the Condor's Nest on Illimani, Bolivia. MM Collection
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October 24, 2017

Wounded Warrior

MM alpine guide Arthur Herlitzka checks in after a three-day ascent of Mt. Shuksan’s Sulphide Glacier route, with a group out there for a great cause. 


August 3, 2017

Ken's High Five - Part One, Cascade Express

One peak, two peak, three peak, four… and five. Ken is going for it! When you're climbing three Cascade peaks in seven days, sometimes you look at your most recent summit and say “Huh, was I really on top of that two days ago…?”


June 19, 2015

Early Season on Mount Shuksan

The early season has been fruitful for Mountain Madness' clients on Mount Shuksan. This past weekend we had success with climbers making it to the summit from both sides of the mountain.  Among the many great routes on the mountain, the Fisher Chimneys and Sulphide Glacier remain the most popular and for good reason. [+] READ MORE

September 13, 2013

Learning the Ropes on an Alpine Climbing Course

If you want to experience what the Cascades are all about no better way to do it then spend 8 or even 12 days out here climbing.

Our alpine climbing program is a huge success. Normally we start our trip by heading to the small town of Leavenworth and learning the basics of rock climbing; however the heat wave ripping through Washington made us reevaluate that option and instead we decided on the cooler option of climbing at Mt. Erie situated off the Pacific Ocean and overlooking the San Juan islands. [+] READ MORE

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.