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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.

Made It

9 climbers, 3 guides and 12 Sherpa from our team made it to the top of the world. The fastest were there by 6am May 21st local (5:15pm PST May…
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Emily Joins Alpenglow

Sitting at the coffee shop with Adrian setting up my computer. He’s off to Nepal next week, so we’ve got to figure this out FAST!
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First Word from Manaslu

Although the team arrived three days ago in the village of Samagaon (11,700′) via a Kawasaki five-seater heli, they have yet to see their objective mountain because of monsoon weather….
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The Sun Finally Shines in Basecamp

Well, the team arrived at basecamp four days ago and continued to endure monsoonal weather until this morning when they awoke to sunny skies! Perhaps this change in weather was…
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High Pressure on Manaslu

After 13 days of getting super strong and acclimatized during the monsoon, the team was given a forecast of high pressure for this whole week. With clear days and cold…
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The Route is in on Manaslu

All my apologies for the visual nightmare that is this blog…I am trying to figure out the problem! As long as it’s legible, however, I’ll keep you updated. Also, unfortunately,…
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Manaslu Summit But Monday!

The team is heading toward the summit of Manaslu! The weather has been acting completely in their favor with clear and windless skies. On Friday, Adrian’s team (including four members)…
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Successful Summit and Descent

Adrian, Hiro, Soren, Julian, Jan, Desiree, and five Sherpas all attained the summit of Manaslu, the eighth tallest peak in the world today. The Swiss team followed suit impressively without…
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Back in Kathmandu Tomorrow!

The team arrived safely in Samagaon on the 2nd and have been organizing loads and packing for next year. They are scheduled to take a helicopter to Kathmandu on the…
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To Yak Camp!

After the team had their puja ceremony this morning, they got word of the season’s first Ama summiters. A Brit and two sherpas made it from Mushroom Ridge to the…
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