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Checking in from the Condor's Nest on Illimani, Bolivia. MM Collection
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February 23, 2010

Support the NWAC at the 2010 Snowball!

Join Mountain Madness in supporting the Northwest Weather and Avalanche Center (NWAC) for the second annual Snowball Dinner and Auction on April 16th, 6-10 PM.


February 19, 2010

Thank You Stevens Pass!

Harlan Sheppard, one of our most experienced avalanche instructors, recently took a break from being a rock star on the slopes to ask us to send a thank you to an organization that’s been instrumental in our avalanche education programs: Stevens Pass. [+] READ MORE

February 11, 2010

Avalanche Training Program Underway!

Here in the Pacific Northwest, we’re pleased to report that our avalanche training courses are well underway. We run Level 1 and Level 2 courses certified by the American Institute for Avalanche Research & Education and backcountry ski touring excursions in places like Stevens Pass, Mount Rainier, and other great venues.


February 9, 2010

Madness Team Summits Orizaba!

Congratulations to Gavin, Robert, and Sabina, who all summitted the Mexican Volcano Orizaba, despite challenging weather conditions, including more snow than the locals have seen since the 1990s. Richard, Tony, and Lauren all set personal high altitude records, too!


February 5, 2010

K2 rescuer Pemba Gyalje Sherpa to lead MM Island Peak and Khumbu Icefall extension to Camp 2 on Everest

We are pleased to have Pemba join us again in Nepal for our climbs and Everest Base Camp Treks in the Everest region. In early April he will be leading our Island Peak Expediton (view video clip) followed by the Khumbu Icefall Extenstion to Camp 2.