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Free Professional Rock Instruction Saturday in Leavenworth

The American Alpine Institute is running an American Mountain Guides Association Single Pitch Instructor Exam on Saturday, June 21st in Leavenworth, WA. We are currently seeking individuals who would like to play the role of student for the exam candidates on:


We are primarily interested in climbers who haven't spent a great deal of time outdoors. The exam candidates will provide a day's worth of climbing instruction to those who are ...
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A trip on the GR10 in the French Pyrenees

I recently returned from a trip to the Ariege Pyrenees in France. It was my third time to the range and I have been generally following the GR10 from east to west. Here is a link to my blog report of the trip. I hope you enjoy, cheers,
http://howlingmist.blogspot.ie/2014/06/ ... st-on.html
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Boundary Peak (Nevada) - Current Condition?


We are planning to hike to the top of Boundary Peak (Nevada) this Saturday 21st of June. We will be going through Queens mine route. I have already called visitor center for white mountain but did not get much information.

I want to check following if anyone has recently climbed it --

--How is the trail condition? Is it snow free?
--Is road leading up to trail head clear enough to take mid-size SUV? ...
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Gecko Tech

I wonder if these would work on rock:

http://www.techtimes.com/articles/8300/ ... d-gear.htm
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Will Everest ever be priced adequately - not getting younger

Hey all.

long time lurker, finally joined today.

I suppose most of you will see my first post (this one) as a loaded question/topic. But it has been on my mind for a while now and want to see what you folks think.

Firstly I am not a flippant climber, or a tourist climber. I have climbed and hiked most of my life. for over 15 years I have had a passion for Everest, like ...
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fools peak

I am planning trip to central Colorado this summer, to include quick (3 day/2 night) backpack trip--looking at Flat tops and Holy Cross options. Will be with a couple friends that have hiked alot, but little real scrambling experience. We would like to backpack into lake campsite day 1, climb something day 2 (back to same campsite), then pack pout day 3. Looking for options--Lake Charles/Mystic Lake with day 2 hike to summit of Fool's ...
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Solar Panel to Charge Poweradd™ Pilot Pro 32000mAh

I'm trying to figure out what solar panel would work to charge this battery:

http://www.amazon.com/Poweradd-trade-Pi ... NGEHNVB15E

This one looks interesting, but the output does not seem to match the input of the Poweradd battery:

http://www.amazon.com/ALLPOWERS%C2%AE-P ... r+chargers

Anyone have experience with this?

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I need help finding next climb

Hi, I'm new here at this forum, I hope some one can help me.
I'm looking to see if any one has any suggestions on where I can climb this august(late), based on my skill set which I'll go on about below.

I currently do some hiking, normally non mountainous. I recently did a portion of the Superior Hiking Trail in Minnesota, It was moderately strenuous, with a total alt gain of about 1500 ft. ...
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American Guiding Industry Standards - A great discussion

Howdy folks,
Please forgive: I posted this link in another thread, but there's enough "meat and potatoes", value and high quality in the article and comments and responses on this link that I think it deserves it's own thread. I hope you agree.
A case for guide certification from the Sierra
http://www.sierramtnguides.com/a-case-f ... dium=email
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