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The Art of Snacking

In a piece for the Telluride Daily Planet, ski and alpine guide Maddie Crowell explains how she snacks for peak performance in the mountains. Check out her full piece here.   Snack Often (aka avoid the Hanger) Snack breaks are arguably the best part of snacking. It’s important to snack well, but also often. Most…


Summit Ridge Mount Everest Climbers

Are you ready for Mount Everest?

How do you know if you are ready for Mount Everest? By: Bill Allen Himalaya Program Director (3 time Everest Summiter) The difficulty and challenges involved in a Mount Everest climb have, in some spaces, been totally over-hyped with people equating it with a death defying experience only for the most incredible athletes, and in…


Remembering Gary Falk

  On Saturday July 23rd we lost a beloved member of the Mountain Trip family and our extended climbing and guiding community. Gary Falk, a husband and father of two rambunctious boys and a highly respected guide died while guiding on the Grand Teton in Wyoming. Gary was a consummate professional and a fully certified…


TODD Talks – With Nick Shepherd

Mountain Trip seeks the best guides in the business. Our guides are well traveled, highly knowledgeable, professional and awesome people. But, don’t take it from us, get to know our guides for yourself!  Nick Shepherd joined the Mountain Trip family in 2006 and epitomizes the adventurous spirit of the guiding life.  Nick packs a lot…