Ice climbing, courses, instruction, classes, Hyalite Canyon, Montana Alpine Guides
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Fifth Annual Military Veterans Ice Climbing Trip

We just finished one of our favorite group trips of the year, marking the 5th annual military veterans ice climb with Montana Alpine Guides in Hyalite Canyon. We spent four days sharing ice climbs and conversation with this great group with…
Hyalite Canyon, Hyalite Peak, Maid of the Mist, Palace Butte, The Mummies
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CONDITIONS UPDATE - Hyalite Canyon - Observed 3/13 - 3/16/2015

Several days and evenings with above freezing temps didn't fair well for Hyalite ice. We are listing select routes we observed which are not all inclusive. With the colder temps coming up we could see a rebound or even the forming of some random…

Military veterans ice climb with Montana Alpine Guides in Hyalite Canyon

We just finished our favorite group trip of the year, marking the 3rd annual military veterans ice climb with Montana Alpine Guides in Hyalite Canyon. We spent four days sharing ice climbs and conversation with this great group with instruction…
ice screw review, climbing guides, petzl, aluminum, montana alpine guides, hyalite canyon
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Petzl Laser Speed Light Ice Screw Review by MAG

The new Petzl Laser Speed Light Ice Screws will cut around 1/3 of the weight off a standard set of all steel ice screws. Petzl achieved this by using an aluminum tube and hanger with a steel tip insert on the tube for durability where it’s…
Mixed climbing, ice climbing, Hyalite Canyon, the cave,
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MAG and Hyalite Canyon ice climbing featured on National Geographic's "Best of Montana in Winter: Outdoor Recreation".

National Geographic featured Hyalite Canyon along with Montana Alpine Guides in top 5 things to do in a MT winter: Hyalite Canyon south of Bozeman is the United States’ premier natural ice-climbing playground. From late October to the end…
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Thank you!

We had a great 2013-14 ice year thanks to all the solid guides and enthusiastic participants! We hope to see you all again next season or on the rock this summer! Thanks to: Peter Ramos, Nate Opp, Noah Ronkowski, Justin Griffin, Conrad Anker,…
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Montana Alpine Guides 2014 VetEx Hyalite Trip

Nice work to everyone who made it up for Montana Alpine Guides (MAG) 2014 VetEx Hyalite Ice Trip. Another solid crew of folks who were all eager to learn and eager to climb 4 days in a row! A huge thanks out to the fellow MAG guides, Nate…
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Veterans Take on Hyalite Canyon and Life After War

Next week Montana Alpine Guides will be hosting the second annual Ice Climbing Progression Course in Hyalite Canyon for Veteran Expeditions, Sierra Club Outdoors from Monday through Thursday. We are happy to have the solid crew  including Nate…