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Checking in from the Condor's Nest on Illimani, Bolivia. MM Collection
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September 27, 2010

Avalanche & Ski Courses in the Cascades

We are pleased to announce that our avalanche courses and ski courses for the winter are scheduled and ready to go! With a forcasted La Nina and great winter snow conditions on the horizon, students should benefit from the perfect learning atmosphere.


September 23, 2010

Kilimanjaro summit reached by entire September team!

Great success atop Mt. Kilimanjaro this month! Trip leaders James Kivuyo and Noel Mbwambo led seven climbers to the 19,340-foot summit of Mt. Kilimanjaro on our Shira Plateau-Western Breach trip. The climbers had a great time on the mountain, overcoming challenges and enjoying the views from the summit.


September 16, 2010

Climbing for Education in Tanzania

Thanks to the collaboration of Wes Krause, co-founder of Mountain Madness, and avid climber Rich Ward, the October Mountain Madness climb of Kilimanjaro will also be a promotion of education in Tanzania. On his trip, Rich will be visiting Mateves Secondary School, to which he is generously donating to expand the school for more students. [+] READ MORE

September 8, 2010

Threading the Needle on the North Ridge of Baker

Despite the sketchy weather atop Mount Baker, late August proved to be a blessing in disguise for Mountain Madness Guide Ian Nicholson and climber Bill Clapp as they were the only ones on the mountain! This custom trip allowed a challenging but exciting ascent of the North Ridge of Mt. Baker along with some alpine climbing up South Early Winter Spire in the Cascades. Check out some of their photos and their story below.