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June 6, 2010

SWAG/IMG Mt. Bona Expedition Part 2

Nate left off with the team about to carry up to camp 2. May 28-Instead of making two carries to camp 2 as we did to […]
May 28, 2010

Alpamayo Expedition Getting Ready

We are about to launch our first Peru trip of the year, with a climb of Alpamayo’s French Direct.  Joining us this year will be Erik […]
May 28, 2010

SWAG/IMG Mt. Bona Expedition

This year we have joined forces again with International Mountain Guides (IMG) to offer the Mt. Bona Expedition in the Wrangell St. Elias National Park.  The […]
May 27, 2010

SWAG Achieves AMGA Accreditation

Recently, Southwest Adventure Guide achieved American Mountain Guides Association (AMGA) Accreditation.  What does AMGA Accreditation mean?  Taken from the AMGA website is the following statment: “Accreditation […]
May 13, 2010

Climbing in Moab Utah. Two days of Cracks, Faces, and Desert Spires.

A great weekend of fun in the sun as Chris, a frequent of the winter programs, met us in Moab Utah to warm up a bit.  […]
May 10, 2010

Snowdon Denali Prep. Course

Chris is signed up for an expedition to climb Denali in July this summer with Mountain Trip.  So he brought his family of seasoned mountaineers along […]
May 1, 2010

Snowdon Peak under winter conditions

Southwest Colorado’s combined cold spring and overall great snowpack during the 09/2010 winter have created long-lasting winter conditions in the high country. John flew in from […]
March 26, 2010

Denali Prep. Course

We had a great Denali Prep. Course last week with two really fun participants, Sergey and Edie. The course took place at the foot of Snowdon […]
March 14, 2010

Durango, CO | Level 2 Avalanche Course

It’s the last day of our final AIARE Level 2 Avalanche Course here in Durango and the San Juan Mountains.  It’s been a great course so […]
March 12, 2010

Durango, CO | Banff Mountain Film Festival

Join Colorado Wild, Pine Needle Mountaineering and Southwest Adventure Guides for the 2nd Annual Banff Mountain Film Festival In Durango, Colorado. When: Sunday, March 21 – […]
March 10, 2010

Durango, CO | Level 1 Avalanche Course

One of our last AIARE Level 1 Avalanche Courses of the season had 8 motivated students from as close as Durango and as far away as […]
February 28, 2010

Intermediate Ice Climbing Course | Ouray, CO

February was a busy month in the San Juans, with numerous ice courses/trips, avalanche courses, and backcountry skiing days. Among those trips, was a 2 day […]