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Checking in from the Condor's Nest on Illimani, Bolivia. MM Collection
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July 27, 2012

Check out New Society Article about Mount Baker Climb

EJ, a writer with New Society, wrote an article about her Mount Baker Easton Glacier climb and her experience with our guides. Read about her experience and a bit about what some of our guides do when they're not in the backcountry with us! [+] READ MORE

July 26, 2012

Mustagh Ata 2012 - Agony of Defeat...

MM Dispatch 5

23 July 2012

Kashgar, Xinjiang, China

So, “agony of defeat” dispatch here. The Madness team is all safely back in Kashgar, overall in good spirits but disappointed that we didn’t reach the top of Mustagh Ata. A brief description follows:


July 18, 2012

Alps Mont Blanc Climbing School Reaches Summit

MM Guide Ben Mitchell writes about the first Mont Blanc Mountaineering School of the season. Congratulations to the three climbers who joined him and walked away with great stories and several summits under their belt. 


July 17, 2012

Mustagh Ata 2012 - Carry to Camp 3

MM Mustagh Ata - Dispatch 4

Base Camp, 4500m. Sunday 15 July 2012

Back in base camp for the last rest day before our final summit push. The weather has crapped out quite badly but hopes are high (despite a fairly grim forecast for the next few days) that we will encounter a window of good-enough weather to summit. 


July 11, 2012

Steep Terrain Climbing on Mount Adams

Scott, Brian and I left from Seattle on July 4th to attempt the Adams Glacier route on Mount Adams. As we approached the trailhead we found the road blocked by snow about one half mile from the trailhead. So we packed up and got ready for our 5 hour hike in to a great camp spot at 7,800 feet just below the glacier.