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Checking in from the Condor's Nest on Illimani, Bolivia. MM Collection
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April 25, 2011

Ruth Gorge, AK-Fresh snow, weather improving

April 24th Dispatch Today, Saturday, we played in the snow a bunch- lots of it, over two feet of new overnight and 30 mph winds to keep the night interesting. Today we worked on skills including looking at the avalanche hazards and camp construction in stormy conditions. We also made plans for an Easter egg hunt. [+] READ MORE

April 21, 2011

Alaska season underway-first dispatch in from Ruth Gorge.

We have started our Alaska season with a trip into the Ruth Gorge. After an ascent of Mt. Barille, guide Dave Ahrens and Mark Heberlein will be reviewing some skills as part of a Ruth Glacier Expedition Training Course before moving onto to bigger objectives in the Gorge that may include the Moose’s Tooth and Peak 11,300. [+] READ MORE

April 15, 2011

Trekkers Reach Everest Base Camp!

April 6, 2011
Overnight at Everest Base Camp

We made it! After a few gut-crunching days on the trail, and having our final goal in sight for an hour or so, we arrived at the base camp 'rock' ....the much decorated point where you know you've 'made it'! [+] READ MORE

April 15, 2011

Crevasse Rescue on Rainier

Our Northwest Season is starting to kick up some speed! We've had two Crevasse Rescue courses take place so far on the slopes of Mt. Rainier and another scheduled on May 7. We will add another scheduled course if demand is high. One client, John Escher, shared his reflections of the course: [+] READ MORE

April 6, 2011

Adventurous Season in Nepal Begins!

Our first Everest Base Camp Trek of the season is underway! We've got quite a few great trips lined up in Nepal this year. With four scheduled Everest Base Camp Treks, two Island Peak climbs, a Khumbu Icefall expedition and an Everest View Trek, which is great for trekkers with limited vacation time. [+] READ MORE