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Checking in from the Condor's Nest on Illimani, Bolivia. MM Collection
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November 29, 2012

Washington Pass Book Signing with MM Guide Ian Nicholson

Join MM Guide Ian Nicholson for a presentation and book signing of his recent publication, Washington Pass Climbing. Ian will be at the Seattle Bouldering Project on Tuesday December 18th at 8:15pm. Come pick up a copy of his new guide book and get it signed by the rock guru himself!

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November 26, 2012

Ecuador School Summits Cayambe!

Congratulations to the Ecuador Mountaineering School team in the midst of their expedition. Six of our nine clients reached the summit of Cayambe this weekend and are already looking forward to their summit attempt of Cotopaxi! 

Jaime Pollitte checked in over the weekend to give us the scoop on the group so far. 

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November 23, 2012

Picket Range Expedition - Stunning Cascades Climbing

I hope everyone is recovering from the Thanksgiving festivities. As we recover from too much pumpkin pie and hunker down for the start of the winter, let's take a look at another great trip that happened this last summer. Our Picket Range Expedition is a great, rugged adventure for those seasoned climbers wanting to sample all of the beautiful features of the North Cascades. MM Guide Ian Nicholson and MM veteran Tracey Bernstein took off on this one-of-a-kind expedition this last summer. Check out Ian's stories below: 

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November 21, 2012

New Avy and Ski Instructor Joins MM Team!

Joining Mountain Madness’s winter programs is AIARE instructor and ski guide Dallas Glass. Dallas comes to us from a background as an avalanche forecaster and educator for the past 5 years. 

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November 15, 2012

MM Guides Depart For Himalayan First Ascents

Over the next month and a half, MM Gudies and Helly Hansen Ambassadors Matt Barela, Tino Villanueva and Alan Rousseau are heading deep into remote regions of Nepal to complete some personal missions.  On this expedition the crew of experienced mountain guides will be going after first ascents of peaks, waterfall ice climbs and technical mountaineering.  We will be receiving full updates from the team until they go completely off the grid as they enter the Rolwaling Valley, Sat Phone communication will keep us in tune with their progress.  Here is an introduction to their trip and the guys behind it.

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