People & Places

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 in…

Record Snowfall In The San Juan Mountains This January Means Great Skiing!

It’s been a wonderful snowy January here in the San Juan mountains!  We’ve broken long standing snowfall records, and the powder skiing has been spectacular.  We are finally moving into a sunny high pressure for a bit, and the back country skiing is in perfect condition.  Join Mountain Trip for a few days of backcountry…