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Stories: Rapid Ascent

Mountain adventures create the best stories, and we want to share some of ours with you. Dive into Alpenglow Stories to stay up to date on expeditions in the field, read blogs, and get tips and tricks from guides.

Advanced Base Camp on Cho Oyu, 18,700′

The latest dispatch from our climbers finds them at Advance Base Camp on Cho Oyu, at 18,700ft. All 8 of them are happy, healthy and fit. They have been busy…
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Cho Oyu – Advanced Base Camp

Hello from 18,711 feet, ABC on Cho Oyu. The team has been here for almost a week now, and we are itching to be moving higher on the mountain. Russ…
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Edward Rogers – Photos from Cho Oyu

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Time to Climb

Well, exactly one month after leaving the USA, the time has come to climb! The weather is perfect, we have all acclimatized to between 22,000 and 23,500 feet, we have…
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Back at Cho Oyu ABC

Just heard that our team has arrived back at Advance Base Camp. Everyone is fine, now they will be assessing the weather forecasts and deciding on their next course of…
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Team Heading Home from Cho Oyu

The latest sat phone information is that most of our team is heading back to Kathmandu today, then back to their real worlds. They all did a great job getting…
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The World’s “Easiest” 8,000m Peak Teaches us a Lesson

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Cho Oyu Photos

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The Good and the Bad

While we at Alpenglow have been having a stellar ski season in Europe (see a few pictures below) and want to write only about the fun we have been having,…
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Manaslu Summit! October 3, 2008, 12:30pm

Sitting in Base Camp as the first bottles of champagne are cracked, it is only slowly beginning to sink in that we have done it. Almost exactly 2 days ago,…
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