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Checking in from the Condor's Nest on Illimani, Bolivia. MM Collection
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August 31, 2010

The Northwest Provides Awesome Experiences for Beginners!

Beginning climber Christophe Robert shared his wonderful experience of his second summit with Mountain Madness on his Mt. Baker trip this August. He first joined MM on a summit climb of Mt. Adams. For all you beginners who are considering joining us on the mountains, check out Christophe's experience - it will inspire you to strap on your crampons and join us!


August 25, 2010

Climbing Kili for Diabetes Research

Mountain Madness has a long history of working with various special populations, donating trips for fundraising events, and working with a variety of relief agencies, conservation groups, and NGOs that are working to improve the living conditions of the people in many of the places we travel.


August 24, 2010

Traversing In Washington!

Whether we are climbing in the Cascades or the Olympics, Mountain Madness has been leading a number of climbs across traverses and coming out with great results! 

Bailey Range Traverse - Outside Magazine's Best Trips of 2010!


August 18, 2010

Elbrus Season Wrap-up; 90%+ success rate!


2010 summary: 20 out of 22 climbers + guides successful

Our Mt. Elbrus season has come to a successful close with our third and final ascent of the highest peak in Europe. One of the most exciting and dynamic places on earth, Elbrus is an admirable feat and the best way to truly experience this fascinating part of the world! Our climbers spent time in Moscow for glimpses into Russia's rich culture and history before heading for the hills. 


August 11, 2010

Mt. Triumph Northeast Buttress and Liberty Bell Mountain Beckey Route

During the last week of July I dusted off my old guiding skills and headed for the hills! Now spending more of my time in the office it felt good to bust out one of the North Cascade's classic alpine rock climbs. Joining me was Gordon Smith, whom over the years I journeyed to the volcanoes of Ecuador, to climb a bunch of alpine climbs in the Cascades, and to Russia in 1990 to climb Mt. Elbrus and 23,000ft.+ Pik Lenin, a trip that coincidentally happened during the collapse of the Soviet Union. [+] READ MORE