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Stories: Trek

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.

New Expeditions in Pakistan!

After Alpenglow Expeditions Founder Adrian Ballinger and fellow Alpenglow guides Carla Perez and Esteban “Topo” Mena completed their successful summit of K2 in the Karakoram mountain range of Pakistan in…
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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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Day 2 in the Cordillera Huayhuash with Eddie Bauer

Adrian Ballinger sent in this report from day 2 in the Cordillera Huayhuash with the Eddie Bauer team. “Another 15 miles plus our first 16,000 foot pass. Amazing views of…
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Eddie Bauer in the Cordillera Huayhuash

Team of Eddie Bauer athletes is trekking in the Huayhuash scouting some ski lines… When Eddie Bauer calls and says “hey Adrian, let’s take a team on a beautiful trek……
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Successful Summit on Kilimanjaro

Congratulations on a successful summit for our expedition team on Kilimanjaro (19,341′ / 5895m)! The team made it to the summit of Kilimanjaro (Uhuru Peak) this morning at sunrise. They…
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Ama Dablam Expedition Team in Base Camp

Text and photos: Chad Peele   Day 10: “Team hiked up to Yak Camp (17,000′ / 5182m) today depositing a small amount of high camp/summit gear. While hiking up in…
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Weekend Update From Expedition Team in Nepal

Text and photos: Chad Peele Day 6: “Today we woke to our first blue bird day and saw the full majesty of this valley for the first time. After apple…
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Expedition Team Explores Namche Bazaar

Text and photos: Chad Peele   ” Today after omelettes, french press coffee and apple pancakes, the team made quick work of the steep hike into Namche Bazaar crushing all…
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Expedition Team Update From Kathmandu

Text and photos: Chad Peele Day 2:  ” Even though we are on the “Ama Dablam” expedition there is way more to experience than just the mountain! Today our team…
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2016 Ama Dablam and Everest Base Camp Expedition Has Commenced

Text and photos: Chad Peele ” It’s official! Alpenglow Expedition’s 2016 Ama Dablam program is now under way. My jetlag is slowly subsiding and all team members including our Everest…
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