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May 2, 2015

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. […]
April 30, 2015

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 […]
April 28, 2015

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 […]
April 28, 2015

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 […]
April 26, 2015

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 […]
April 26, 2015

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 […]
April 26, 2015

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 […]
April 10, 2015

Alpamayo, Peru: A Journey in Discovering the Inca Culture

Join us this summer as we return to Alpamayo, Peru, with San Juan Mountain Guide, Andres Marin! Long considered one of the world’s most beautiful mountains, […]
March 24, 2015

The Alaska Range – Moose’s Tooth Expedition: Rugged. Vast. Magical.

This is the climb you’ve been training for.  We climb the classic Ham and Eggs Coulouir (V, 5.6, AI4) to the summit of one of the […]
March 16, 2015

Meet Your Guide For The Alpamayo Expedition (19,511 ft): Andres Marin

Andres grew up in Ibague, Colombia. His passion for guiding has allowed him to guide in all types of terrains, such as rock, alpine, skiing and […]
February 16, 2015

The Perfect Pair: Pants for Ladies in the Back-Country

For most outdoor women, it is considered the Cinderella Story when we finally find the technical apparel that offers functionality without sacrificing the women’s fit that’s […]
February 6, 2015

Stairway to Heaven with Mark Miller

Foreward About a month ago I ran into Melissa and Steve Alcorn at the Ouray Ice Park. They had recently just climbed Stairway to Heaven in […]
January 28, 2015

4Corners TV Video of Classic Ice Climb Route – Gold Rush

                SJMG Owner, Nate Disser, recently guided 4CornersTV up Gold Rush – A Colorado Classic Ice Climbing Route in […]
January 19, 2015

Why You Should Join Our Ice Climbing Trip to Cody, Wyoming

When it comes to Ice Climbing, the San Juan Mountains can be hard to beat. With Classic Routes located in our backyard and with the Ouray […]
January 7, 2015

5 Things To Do While Attending the Ouray Ice Festival

For a full list of events check out the Official Ouray Ice Festival Site! – Visit Ouray’s Brewery Arguably the best way to celebrate a successful […]
December 25, 2014

The Talisman & Bridalveil Falls

Trip & Condition Reports from SJMG Senior Guide Mark Miller Recently, SJMG Senior Guide Mark Miller got a few days off of guiding locally here in […]
December 24, 2014

3 Interesting Facts about Our Ski Tour in Northern Italy

San Juan Mountain Guides will be adding the Ortler Traverse, a prominent ski tour in Italy’s South Tyrol, a mountain range straddling the Italian-Austrian border. Despite […]
December 17, 2014

The 2015 European Ortler Traverse: Q & A with San Juan Mtn Guide, Pat Ormond

  Pat is a fully certified IFMGA Mountain Guide, having completed his AMGA Rock, Alpine Guide, and Ski Mountaineering Certifications. This will be his second trip […]
December 10, 2014

Gear Review: OR Lodestar Jacket

The Lodestar Jacket With winter upon us in here in the San Juans, our technical layers take on added importance. SW Colorado and the San Juan […]
December 9, 2014

Ames Ice Hose Conditions 12.8.14

Classic Line Back In Condition Climbed Ames with Kevin today. The first pitch is in the fattest and most protectable condition I have ever climbed it. […]