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Stories: Ama Dablam

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Ama Dablam Expedition clients climbing a ridge on Ama Dablam

The Allure of Ama Dablam

It’s fair to say that Ama Dablam might be the most visually recognizable mountain in the world. There’s simply no other peak that stands so distinctly apart from its surrounding landscape, despite the fact that it’s backdropped by Everest, Lhotse, and Makalu. With its distinctive pyramid-shaped summit adorned with hanging glaciers and sheer rock faces, Ama Dablam is an iconic peak that has captured the imagination of mountaineers for decades.
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Ama Dablam: Climb the Mother’s Necklace with Alpenglow Expeditions

Our Ama Dablam Rapid Ascent program has made this elusive summit possible in a blistering 14-day roundtrip, half the time of a normal expedition.
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Want to climb Ama Dablam in just 14 days with our certified guides? Here are our frequently asked questions about climbing Ama Dablam.

Ama Dablam FAQ’s

Want to climb Ama Dablam in just 14 days with our certified guides? Here are our frequently asked questions about climbing Ama Dablam.
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Ama Dablam Route

On our Ama Dablam expedition, we climb the route of the mountain’s first ascent, the Southwest Ridge. It offers every type of climbing along the way to the summit, it is continuously exposed and technical.
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A Photo Journey to the Summit of Ama Dablam

The experience of climbing Ama Dablam, considered by many to be the most beautiful mountain on the planet, is as visually spectacular as it is physically challenging. From the trek…
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Summit Success for the Ama Dablam Rapid Ascent™ Team!

  Summit: Monday, November 4 At 8am local time on Monday, November 4, guide Topo Mena called us via satellite phone from the summit of Ama Dablam to announce “CUMBRE!!”…
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Ama Dablam Rapid Ascent™ Update

After a day exploring Kathmandu, Alpenglow’s Ama Dablam Rapid Ascent™ team flew from KTM (Kathmandu Airport) to Namche Bazaar via helicopter. After sorting equipment that will be portered to basecamp,…
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Ama Dablam 2018 Wrap Up

Words and photos by lead guide Chad Peele Arriving in the Chaos of Kathmandu It’s been two years since I was last in Nepal. Arriving at the Kathmandu airport was…
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Ama Dablam & Everest Base Camp Trek Update

We’re back to the Himalaya this week with two separate teams accomplishing different objectives in the Khumbu Valley. Our guides are joined by a team of trekkers heading to Everest…
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The jewel of the Khumbu

  My original reason for climbing Ama Dablam was very simple: It was the most beautiful mountain I had ever laid eyes on. From the first moment I saw a…
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