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July 1, 2014

Chicago Basin never fails to deliver!

Goats a-plenty and a cloudless day were had in chicago basin last week with Dave and Trevor, Jim, and Crew. While Jim’s crew had a successful […]
June 30, 2014

Alpamayo Update June 30, 2014

Our Alpamayo team arrived at base camp yesterday. Base camp is at roughly 4,320 meters or 14,173 feet. They are all feeling good and will spend […]
June 28, 2014

En Route Towards Alpamayo

Good word from the Alpamayo Expedition. Andrés called via sat phone. They had a terrific day hiking, it was beautiful and everyone is feeling great. Tomorrow they will […]
June 27, 2014

Perú Expedition June 28, 2014

Andrés, Jerry and Nathan had a great day in Huaraz packing up for the big adventure, filling up on Perúvian delicacies, and drinking agua de coconut. […]
June 26, 2014

Peru Expedition June 26, 2014

Our team led by Andrés Marin arrived safely to Lima yesterday. Andrés is psyched to have Jerry and his son Nathan on the expedition to Alpamayo. […]
June 23, 2014

Ham ‘n Eggs & Shaken Not Stirred

Out Is A State Of Mind Alaska Range Trip Report by Frank Robertson This spring, SJMG Senior Guide Mark Miller and climbing guest Frank Robertson headed […]
June 18, 2014

Sendero Iluminoso Ouray Rock

Adventure is literally right out our door here in Ouray. Just a short hike from town is a great nine pitch rock route, Sendero Iluminoso. This […]
June 5, 2014

Featured Guide: Dave Ahrens

Dave Ahrens AMGA Certified Rock & Alpine Guide Superior Guest Review of Dave: “Phenomenal, the trip was catered to our ability level, designed to challenge but stay […]
May 23, 2014

Alpine Anchors – 1 Piece

A thick spring snowpack is making for excellent alpine climbing conditions.  Went were able to sneak out of the office the other day to climb a […]
May 7, 2014

Ski Mountaineering Camp

Our four day ski mountaineering camp this April was a total success, with great ski conditions,and green light avalanche hazard.  We began the trip with a […]
April 26, 2014

Alaska Expedition April 26, 2014

Our next team of climbers set out this afternoon from Talkeetna to fly into the Ruth Canal, if all goes well.  Lead Guide Andrés Marin is […]
April 26, 2014

Recap of Recent Alaska Expedition April 16-23, 2014

Our trip to the Ruth Gorge was super fun; Ted, Chris, and I had a blast. The flight in is always a mind blowing experience since […]
April 22, 2014

Alaska Expedition April 22, 2014

Our team lead by Andrés Marin has safely returned to Talkeetna.  They spent the past three days in the Ruth Gorge, attempting to climb Mt. Barrill […]
April 18, 2014

Alaska Expedition April 18, 2014

Received word from Andrés this morning, all is well.  The team had to bail on going to Ham and Eggs on the Mooses’s Tooth.  Instead, today […]
April 16, 2014

Alaska Expedition Flies into Ruth Gorge

Our first team of climbers arrived in Anchorage yesterday and geared up for an expedition to Ham and Eggs; a 3,000 foot ice route on the […]
April 1, 2014

Elk Mountain Grand Traverse

Grand is definitely proper description of this mega ski traverse from Crested Butte to Aspen.  This year was the 17th annual Elk Mountain Grand Traverse and […]
March 11, 2014

Rock & Ice Discovers the New Spots of Durango

    Chris Parker- Online Editor for Rock & Ice, visits his old stomping grounds of Durango, Colorado. Although things have changed, somethings have stayed the […]
February 8, 2014

Find Yourself Ice Climbing

  Searching for reason in this life.  Seeking adventure and challenge.  Why do we fuel the fire of the unknown?  With estimated risk and passion for […]
February 5, 2014

5 Reasons you should buy your Avy 1 course Instead of a Season Pass

If you are anything like me: mid-20s, student loans, car insurance, rent- the whole 9 yards, then you’ve encountered the same monstrosity- the price for an adult season pass. […]
February 1, 2014

Avalanche Skills for Skiers & Climbers Part 2

Digging a Test Pit We received over a foot of new snow over the range with some higher winds the last few days.  Winds and new […]