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Checking in from the Condor's Nest on Illimani, Bolivia. MM Collection
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August 28, 2013

Team Success on Kilimanjaro

Along with all of our great successful summits in the Northwest this summer, Kilimanjaro continues to be a winner for our trekkers abroad! If you are a trekker looking for a trip of a lifetime, we have teams joining us 9 months out of the year to stand on the summit of the highest peak in Africa. Groups are confirmed through February of 2014 and many more options to come! Call us to find out how you can be a part of this unforgettable adventure and stand on the summit like this team below:

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August 27, 2013

Forbidden Peak Earns its Name

The name of Forbidden served correct on our recent climb up the West Ridge of Forbidden Peak. Although we had only 3 days from beginning to end we packed a whole lot of adventure into our trip. I first met up with Dennis and Adlai at the airport. We were seasoned climbing partners and had climbed several alpine missions together prior but we did not know what was in store for us this time around. [+] READ MORE

August 26, 2013

Introducing the Family to a New-found Passion

One of our most popular climbs here at Mountain Madness has always been climbing Mt. Baker via the Easton Glacier. It's almost a rite of passage for climbing in the Cascades. [+] READ MORE

August 21, 2013

The Isolation that is Glacier Peak

For years guiding in the cascades, people always ask, “What’s that big peak out there?”  Generally without even looking I know they are asking about Glacier Peak, the most remote of the Cascade Volcanoes. [+] READ MORE

August 14, 2013

Mount Baker Climb with Kids

“Daaaad, I’m tired; Daaaad, how much longer; Daaaad, what happens if I fall…” I knew tying my 12-year-old daughter Grace second in line on the rope I led would make me vulnerable to such fretting, versus putting her at the end of the rope where she would likely just put her head down and stoically make each step of many on the way to the summit of Mount Baker. [+] READ MORE