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Summiting Denali: North America’s Highest Peak

Summiting Denali: North America’s Highest Peak

I knew that Denali was the third highest peak of the Seven Summits. But knowing and seeing are completely different experiences. Nothing could have prepared me for the sight of the mountain. It towered over its snowfields as our bush plane landed and we began loading...

Our Next 7 Summits Stop: The Glacial Heights of Denali

Our Next 7 Summits Stop: The Glacial Heights of Denali

With its sheer granite walls, snowy cornices, and alpine glaciers, Denali is a far cry from my first 7 Summits climb. When we set out to summit Aconcagua, we first had to slog through temps in the low 90s through the Vacas Valley. Here, we’ll fly over the...

Climbing Aconcagua: The Stone Sentinel of the 7 Summits

Climbing Aconcagua: The Stone Sentinel of the 7 Summits

After spending so long training, planning, and plotting, it felt a little surreal to finally board my flight to Mendoza, Argentina— the first stop on the way to Aconcagua. Upon landing, we checked into our hotel and had a little time to enjoy the comforts of...

The Seven Summits

The phrase “Seven Summits” refers to the highest mountain peaks of the world’s seven continents. Each climb offers its own, unique challenges with terrain that ranges from rainforest to glaciers, alpine meadows to rocky outcrops. Currently, fewer than 500 people worldwide have reached the difficult, but attainable, goal of climbing all Seven Summits.