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September 23, 2014

How to Get Stoked-Part I: Waking Up

Stokin’ ain’t just for the fire and keeping your average stoke-level high ain’t easy. If it was easy to be stoked on everyday life as we […]
July 28, 2014

Meet Our Guide: Ryan Riggins

  Ryan Riggins is a Durango transplant, originally from Orinda, California. He came to Colorado chasing the “white surf” as he went from a the never-ending […]
July 1, 2013

More Info on the Telluride Via Ferrata

A Brief History and Essential Equipment Via Ferrata is the Italian name for what might fairly be called extreme hiking. First built in the Italian Dolomites […]
June 18, 2013

Summer Alpine Climbing: Speed = Safety

Moving Fast in the Alpine by Nate Disser – AMGA Rock & Alpine Guide Managing risk and objective hazard in alpine environments is clearly a top […]
June 17, 2013

Featured SJMG Guide: Bill Grasse

SJMG Guide Interview Bill Grasse – AMGA Certified Rock Guide The Featured Guide section is a new element of our newsletter and SJMG Blog intended to provide you […]
March 13, 2011

Intro to Mountaineering

This last week, Jeff, Matt, Mike, Jamie and Jason joined Matt and I for what turned out to be a great time in the San Juans. […]
December 13, 2010

Ecuador Volacnoes Dispatch #4

Dispatch from Gary Falk about their recent successful ascent of Cotopaxi.  More pictures to follow shortly! We put six out of eight climbers on the 19,347 […]
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 […]