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Tag Archives: climbing

Peuterey Integral

Peuterey Integral Mt Blanc 4807m I received an email from Alexander Petersen asking: “What do you think about the Peuterey Integral on Mt Blanc?  I will be in Alps the end of July.”  Before I responded I did a little research. This is a route of great magnitude, undoubtedly the finest way up Mt. Blanc [...]

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Black Ice Couloir

July 29, 1961 Raymond Jacquot and Herbert Swedlund became the first to make their way to the Upper Saddle by way of the dirty discontinuous couloir that separates the Grand Teton with its western summit the Enclosure.  Their climb, The Black Ice Couloir AI3+ 5.7 IV,  became one of Americas most sought after alpine ice [...]

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Spring in Alaska

Every spring, winter addicts travel north to 63 degrees north latitude to get one last winter fix before the long summer detox.  Just three degrees shy of the Arctic Circle the Alaska Range holds winter year round.   I have made this migration for the last decade in pursuit of unclimbed lines or to offer [...]

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Heading to the Tetons!

The Mahoney clan is preparing for the westward migration for the Teton guiding season! We’re looking forward to many summits and a great season. Interested in a guided climb in the Tetons? Hit the contact button on the top menu!

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Ten Centimeters of Steel!

With the spring showers we have the change of the season.  Yes ice climbing is done for the year but we enter the spring skiing season and rock climbing season.  In the past two weeks I have guided a little bit of everything.  Ice climbing up on Mt. Washington, ski mountaineering on Mt. Washington, and [...]

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Grand Traverse

The Grand Traverse! In Grand Teton National Park there is no better way to experience the alpine climbing that the Park has to offer. I have just returned from completing the traverse in three days (which is the classic way to do it) with Barry Olson. The Grand Traverse completes the continuous chain of mountains [...]

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Mt. Washington; tale of two days.

bootin Mt. Washington: the tale of two days. “It was the best of times, it was the worst of times.” Over the Easter weekend I went up on Mt Washington for some ski mountaineering with Mike and Chad from the Adirondacks. The objective was to train for their future ski descent of Mt Rainer. Saturday [...]

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The Eve…

The last three months have gone by in the blink of an eye. My wife and I are on the eve of having our second child. The due date is October 6th; however, like a summit day we won’t know for sure until it happens. What we do know is that it will be a [...]

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