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October 29, 2015

Pre-Season Stoke – Training for Ice Climbing

Pre-Season Stoke Series: Ideas to enhance your training sessions for the upcoming ice climbing season. There are many parts to the training puzzle. We hope you […]
October 20, 2015

Stoke is High for Upcoming Ice Climbing Season

Here in Ouray we have had rain over the past few days and snow in the high country. This makes us eager with anticipation for the […]
August 1, 2015

World Class Canyoning in Ouray

The San Juan Mountains have rugged alpine canyons to explore. Different than the desert sandstone slot canyons of Uath, the canyons in the San Juans are […]
July 16, 2015

Alpamayo Summit

Our Alpamayo Expedition Team had a great summit climb 07/14/15. They had a day of rest, post summit, at high camp and then yesterday they journeyed […]
July 14, 2015

Alpamayo Expedition Summit Bid

Our Alpamayo expedition team is doing great. Yesterday (07/13/15) they made it to High Camp at 18,000 ft (5,485 m.). Their plan was to go for […]
July 12, 2015

Alpamayo Expedition Update

Our team is doing strong en route to Alpamayo. They had a great rest day yesterday and are moving to Moraine Camp today (07/12/15) at 16,076 […]
July 9, 2015

Alpamayo Expedition Update

We received word from Andrés and the team this afternoon (07/09/15). They are all doing fantastic. Today they hiked from the Llama Corral Camp to Base […]
July 8, 2015

Alpamayo Expedition on the Trail

The Alpamayo Expedition hit the Santa Cruz Valley Trail at Cashapampa today (07/08/15), burros loaded with gear. We received a SPOT check in from them at […]
July 7, 2015

Alpamayo Expedition 2015

Our Expedition to Alpamayo has begun. The solid team led by Andrés Marín and co-guided by Josh Miller arrived in Huaraz yesterday. Huaraz is in North-Central […]
June 8, 2015

A Client’s Perspective: Climbing the Moose’s Tooth

A Custom Climb of the Moose’s Tooth in Denali National Park by Chuck Foster I have been a rock and ice climber off and on since […]
May 26, 2015

5 Reasons Why You Should Climb Mt. Rainier

  The better question is why not? Mount Rainier is the highest glaciated peak in the Lower 48 States and is the perfect setting to learn […]
May 18, 2015

San Juan Mountain Series: Vestal Peak

For the next couple of weeks we will introduce to you some of the most legendary peaks of the Mighty San Juan Mountain Range. No two […]
May 14, 2015

Chicago Basin Ski Mountaineering 5/14

Heard from Dave via the SAT phone today. They are doing fantastic in Chicago Basin, enjoying the fresh snow. Today was a terrific day touring in […]
May 13, 2015

Chicago Basin Ski Mountaineering Course

Our epic spring ski mountaineering course is taking place in Chicago Basin of the Weminuche Wilderness. The team of three led by Dave Ahrens hiked in […]
May 11, 2015

San Juan Mountain Series: Mount Wilson and El Diente

For the next couple of weeks we will introduce to you some of the most legendary peaks of the Mighty San Juan Mountain Range. No two […]
May 10, 2015

Alaska Expedition 5/10

Just got word from Andrés. He and Chuck flew off the Root Canal to Talkeetna this morning. Great news! So happy they have made it to […]
May 8, 2015

Moose’s Tooth Expedition 5/8

Andrés and Chuck doing fine in the Root Canal, they are waiting a good weather window to fly out.    
May 7, 2015

Alaska Expedition Update 5/7

All is well in the Root Canal with Andrés and Chuck. They attempted the Route Shaken Not Stirred on the Moose’s Tooth. Conditions were too warm […]
May 4, 2015

Ham n’ Eggs Climb 5/4

Received word from Andrés this evening. He and Chuck had a terrific climb to the summit of the Moose’s Tooth via the Ham n’ Eggs Route […]
May 4, 2015

Mooses’s Tooth Expedition 5/4

Our second expedition of the season to the Moose’s Tooth Formation (10,335 ft.) in the Central Alaska Range kicked off yesterday. Again, led by our senior […]