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Checking in from the Condor's Nest on Illimani, Bolivia. MM Collection
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December 31, 2014

Early-Season Skiing Found with Yukon Trading Company Avalanche Course

You know those times we all live for? Like hanging out with friends in the mountains... Well that’s one of my favorite parts about this time of year. For the past three years I’ve had the privilege of leading a private avalanche course for our friends at Yukon Trading Company. What a great company! I mean come on - they pay for avalanche education for their employees and it’s on the clock! So, when Ryan from YTC called me in November to set up this year’s course, I was excited.

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December 31, 2014

"All is great in Ecuador!"

MM guide Juliana reported in from the Ecuador School and Volcanoes Expedition to say all is great in the Andes of Ecuador! 

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December 18, 2014

Success and luxury in the heart of Mexico

Mountain Madness just wrapped up its second trip to Mexico for 2014 with it's "Orizaba Express" trip, a fast track to the top of North America's 3rd highest peak at 5,700 meters or 18,700 feet.  The week long trip began with a night in Mexico City 7,384 ft 2,250 m and continued with a visit to Teotihuacan, one of the most architecturally significant Mesoamerican sites in the Americas. [+] READ MORE

December 12, 2014

"Thank You" and update from Changing Lives Nepal

MM Guide and co-founder of Changing Lives Nepal Deana Zabaldo writes with an update after receiving donations from our 30th anniversary party:

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December 8, 2014

Mexico climbing season is underway and Mountain Madness is rockin' south of the border!

Our first 9-day Mexico Volcanoes Expedition of the season just returned from a very successful trip. Every one of our climbers summited both the 7th (Iztaccihuatl, 17,134 ft.) and the 3rd (Orizaba, 18, 491 ft) highest peaks in North America!  Conditions on the peaks were great, as was the weather! 

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