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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 today. Full moon ascent. Cheers to them for the great effort. Tomorrow (5/5) they will rest up and decide what’s on tap next.

Here is a photo from an expedition last year to the Moose’s Tooth. Mark Miller guiding Ham n’ Eggs. Tributes to Mark as he dearly loved climbing in Alaska.

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Ham n’ Eggs Climb 5/4

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 guide Andrés Marín who is partnered with Chuck. The team flew into the Root Canal Glacier yesterday and established camp. Today (5/4) they will have a skills practice day and check out the route from below. Their main climbing objective is the classic Ham n’ Eggs (V, 5.9, AI 4) mixed, snow & ice route which is the prominent line to the summit of the Moose’s Tooth. The route is 18 pitches and has 2,900 feet of climbing to the glorious summit which has incredible views of Denali, Foraker, Hunter and Huntington. We wish Andrés and Chuck an awesome time in the Root Canal and all the best in their journey on Ham n’ Eggs. Stayed tuned for trip updates.

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Mooses’s Tooth Expedition 5/4

Ruth Gorge Expedition 5/2

Gary and Matthew had a great climb of Mt. Barille. They have returned to Talkeetna. Stay tuned for trip report and photos once Gary returns home.

 

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Ruth Gorge Expedition 5/2

Ruth Gorge Expedition 4/30

All is well in the Ruth Gorge with Gary and Matthew. They have had full days practicing skills and planning their next climbing mission. Their goal is to climb Mt. Barille tonight. Wishing them a safe and fun journey. Stay tuned for updates as their trip continues.

 

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Ruth Gorge Expedition 4/30

Ruth Gorge Expedition Update

Gary and Matthew are doing excellent in the Ruth Gorge. Yesterday (4/28) they climb the West Ridge of Mt. Dickey. Today (4/29) they had a skills training day around base camp. They are potentially looking towards a climb of Mt. Barille soon. We will keep you posted as we get word. Glad they are having a wonderful time in the Alaska Range.

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Ruth Gorge Expedition Update

Moose’s Tooth Expedition Success

Andrés, Wolf and Victor had an incredible climb of Ham n’ Eggs on the Moose’s Tooth. The team flew back to Talkeetna this afternoon (4/28).  Way to go guys! Time relax and celebrate! We are so happy for you. Recap of the trip to come with photos once Andrés is finished with his season in Alaska.

 

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Moose’s Tooth Expedition Success

Alaska Expeditions Update 4/28/15

Both trips in the Alaska Range are doing great.

Andrés and team climbed Ham n’ Eggs on the Moose’s Tooth yesterday to the col. We received a spot message from them late last night from camp. That is wonderful news. We will report once we hear from them via sat phone. Congratulations team! Stayed tuned for a trip report once the expedition is finished.

Gary and Matthew are doing well in the Ruth Gorge. They had a skills day yesterday and will likely attempt to climb Mt. Dickey today. We will keep you posted with news from them as we hear it.

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Alaska Expeditions Update 4/28/15

Moose’s Tooth Expedition

Andrés, Victor & Wolf are doing well in the Root Canal. They had a good day checking out the route. The team will launch to climb Ham n’ Eggs late tonight/early morning tomorrow (4/27). Wishing them the best in their journey.

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Moose’s Tooth Expedition

Alaska Expedition to Ruth Gorge

Our second expedition in Alaska kicked off today. Lead Guid Gary Falk and partner Matthew flew into the Great Gorge, the Ruth Gorge. They are settled in at camp. Tomorrow (4/27) they will recon 747 pass on Mt. Dickey in hope to climb Mt. Dickey the following day. Stay tuned for expedition updates. All the best to Gary and Matthew on their Alaskan adventure.

Base camp below Mount Dickey

Base camp below Mount Dickey

Gary Falk

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Alaska Expedition to Ruth Gorge

Alaska Expedition Underway!

Our team lead by Andrés Marín arrived in Talkeetna, Alaska yesterday (4/24). They did the final pack today and flew onto the Root Canal Glacier near the Mooses’s Tooth formation. Andrés called this evening and informed us that they are settled into camp. Tomorrow (4/26) they will poke around and have a look at conditions on Ham n’ Eggs and Shaken Not Stirred. We will keep you posted as we get word from them on their climbing plan. We wish Andrés, Wolf and Victor a safe and fun adventure!ham-n-eggs

Lead Guide SJMG  AMGA Certified Alpine & Rock Guide

Lead Guide SJMG
AMGA Certified Alpine & Rock Guide

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Alaska Expedition Underway!

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