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Checking in from the Condor's Nest on Illimani, Bolivia. MM Collection
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July 10, 2012

Mustagh Ata 2012 - Sunsets at Camp 1

MM Mustagh Ata - Dispatch 3

Base Camp, 1628 hrs, 10 July 2012

Team Madness is back in base camp after two nights on the mountain. On Sunday, we climbed up to Camp One (most everyone elected to have at least a portion of their gear carried up by either Tibetan or Kyrgyz porters), leaving around 10 am. [+] READ MORE

July 9, 2012

Mustagh Ata 2012 - Moving to Camp 1

MM Guide Ted Callahan checked in this weekend with another dispatch from our Mustagh Ata expedition! Hopefully we will hear from them today or tomorrow with news of having already reached Camp 2. Good luck to the team!


July 6, 2012

Leavenworth rock and Cascade Classic - West Ridge of Mount Stuart!

Chris and I spent the last 5 days climbing together, with our main objective being the West Ridge of Mount Stuart.  After doing several glacier and snow climbs with Mountain Madness, Chris was interested in learning more about the world of multi-pitch and alpine rock climbing. [+] READ MORE

July 3, 2012

Mustagh Ata 2012 - China Expedition On Its Way!

The Mountain Madness 2012 Mustagh Ata trip is well underway. Everyone arrived in Kashgar in good form (and, almost as importantly, so did all our luggage). On Day 1 the team went up to Shipton’s Arch, the world’s largest natural arch (big enough to fly a 747 through). A beautiful spot and good for acclimatizing.