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Mountain Trip – NBC 11 News

“Mountain Trip announced today that it will acquire all legacy permits and assets of Peak Mountain Guides. The investment will expand Mountain Trip’s permitted access, including some of the best climbing and skiing in the Rocky Mountains to the Desert Southwest, as far as Moab and Indian Creek.” “We are thrilled to announce our agreement…


Local Latino Community Outreach

This summer we’ve had the opportunity to get to know some more members of our local community during both Telluride Via Ferrata and Rock Climbing trips geared toward our Latino peers. Through a partnership with the Sheep Mountain Alliance, Wilkinson Public Library and Tri-County Health Network, we learned that a whopping 30% of San Miguel…


Kilimanjaro Climb and Safari Recap

Waking up slowly in my tent on the slopes on Kilimanjaro, I heard camp beginning to stir. Local guides, porters and climbers started to emerge from their tents dotting the Shira I campsite. From a variety of different directions, the common Swahili greeting “Jambo” was being tossed around. In varying degrees of pre-coffee stupor, some…


Moose’s Tooth Alpine Climb

“Ham and Eggs” By Nick Aiello-Popeo, 2017   While most visitors to the Central Alaska Range toil under heavy loads on Denali’s West Buttress, some of us prefer the relatively-smaller surrounding peaks, with their steeper faces and lighter backpacks. It was during my first trip up Denali in 2010, while flipping through a well-worn guidebook…


Patience on Mount Everest

The 2017 Mountain Trip Everest team is staying fit and acclimated at base camp by taking daily hikes up to nearly 19,000 ft on nearby Pumori.  The weather up high on Mount Everest has continued to be difficult, winds and snow continue, but teams have pushed up to the top and the rope is now…