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Akio Joy Interview

Name: Aki Hometown: Placerville, California Current Residence: Bozeman, MT Years Climbing/Skiing: about 8-9 Years Guiding: 4   MAG: So Aki, you recently returned from a personal trip down in Yosemite Valley. Any highlights…
Everest, Lhotse, Montana Alpine Guides, Bozeman, Mountaineering
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Geoff Schellens Interview

Name:  Geoff Schellens Hometown:  Norwich, VT Current Residence:  Bozeman, MT Years Climbing/Skiing: 20 +/- Years Guiding: 10   MAG: So Geoff, you recently returned from a successful summit of Everest and Lhotse…
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Sam Hennessey Interview

We recently caught up with MAG guide, Sam Hennessey who just got back to Bozeman after spending May and most of June in the Alaska Range climbing and guiding. Here's what he had to say about his time in the Alaska Range, moonlighting…
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Off the Boardwalks

Yellowstone National Park was established in 1872 as the nation’s first National Park. Yellowstone is home to approximately 600 waterfalls and geysers, packs of wolves, grizzly bears, bighorn sheep, mountain goats, deer, herds of bison, elk,…
Rock Climbing, Bozeman, Big Sky, Montana, Climbing, Montana Alpine Guides, Rock Guides
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Summer Rock Climbing

Summer in Bozeman means it's time to put away skis (some people more reluctantly than others), ice axes, and crampons in exchange for rock shoes, chalk bags, and t-shirts. With climbing access to Hyalite just a short 20 minute drive south of…
when to retire climbing ropes, when to get a new rope, climbing ropes, how many falls, when to stop using
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When to Retire a Climbing Rope?

Retiring your Climbing Rope When should you retire your climbing rope is a question all climbers should ask themselves.  As a professional guide service, Montana Alpine Guides keeps regular logs and inspections as to when we retire ropes.…
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Montana Alpine Guides will start guiding on Gannett Peak (WY) starting summer of 2015!

GANNETT PEAK (13,809' or 4,209 m) is the highest point in Wyoming and known to be one of the hardest fifty state high points to summit. The difficulties in climbing this peak start with the long approach and the heavy packs. The shortest of…