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Job Information Session for Rocky Mountain National Park

The American Alpine Institute just received the following email from Rocky Mountain National Park: Rocky Mountain National Park will be hosting a Job Information Session on Tuesday, December 12, from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. at the Beaver Meadows Visitor Center. Show More Summary

Alpine visitors should know the signs of acute mountain sickness

3 weeks agoHealth : Reuters: Health

(Reuters Health) - Going quickly from low altitude to high altitude can cause headache, fatigue and nausea, the American Medical Association warns in a new publication directed at travelers.

Radical Reels 2017

I saw this year's Radical Reels earlier in the week - the pick of the movies were a French film about skiing ultra-steep alpine mountain faces and some American guys kayaking in Papua New Guinea.

American alpine skiing legend Bode Miller calls it quits

After six Olympic medals across five winter Olympic Games, alpine skier Bode Miller is retiring ahead of the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Games. The most decorated American Olympic skier in history, the 40-year-old made it official recently,...Show More Summary

Registration open for American Alpine Club's Annual Benefit Dinner

T ickets are now available for the American Alpine Club's annual benefit dinner weekend on February 23-24 in Boston, Massachusetts. This year's event will honor the 40th anniversary of the first American ascent of K2 (8611m), when Jim...Show More Summary

Alabamans 'Marooned at Midnight' for first ascent of an unclimbed wall on Baffin Island

Marooned at Midnight (VI A3 5.11 R, 17 pitches, 700m) climbs a formation the Inuit call Umiguqjuaq. [Image] Sam England and Ryan Little Two Alabamans, Ryan Little, 26, and Sam England, 30, received an American Alpine Club Live Your Dream...Show More Summary

Guides Choice Awards 2017

The American Alpine Institute is pleased to announce the 2017 Guides Choice Award Winners! The Guides Choice has been a highly valued award for over 20 years and long coveted by manufacturers and industry insiders. A core group of AAI guides thoroughly test products in a variety of demanding conditions across 6 states and 16 countries. Show More Summary

Viewing the Solar Eclipse

The American Alpine Institute just received the following information from the National Park Service:The NPS recently received the following warning information from the National Air and Space Administration (NASA) regarding the sale of solar eclipse viewing glasses which may not meet safety standards. Show More Summary

Greg Lauren Talks Through His ‘Collide’ Collection With Moncler

Moncler continues to trail-blaze in the luxe outerwear space with a new deconstructed collection with American west coast designer Greg Lauren. Born on the Alpine ski-slopes, Moncler’s world is far removed from that of the sunny beach climes and palm tree vibes of Lauren’s own creative space in the City of Angels. But that didn’t […]

Cleaning Anchors on a Single Pitch Climb

The American Alpine Club has put together an excellent video on cleaning single pitch anchors. Check out the video below: The video identifies three governing principles to cleaning an anchor:1) Minimize equipment so that essential items...Show More Summary

AAI Guide Class of 2017

The American Alpine Institute is incredibly well known for the quality of its internal guide training. Indeed, the American Mountain Guides Association based their alpine guide courses on AAI's three-week internal training.Every year AAI hires guides, but usually the new guide staff consists of three to eight people. Show More Summary

Climber delegation lobbies Congress on behalf of public lands

The delegation of Colorado climbers walks through the rain from the House to the Senate while lobbying Congress in Washington, DC, on May 11 as part of the Climb the Hill event organized by the Access Fund and American Alpine Club. [Photo]...Show More Summary

American Alpine Club presents its second annual Excellence in Climbing Awards

T he second annual American Alpine Club Excellence in Climbing Awards celebration in Denver on June 3 will honor several climbers for their contributions to social and environmental causes around the world. In addition, a Cutting Edge...Show More Summary

Bask In The Glory Of The Alpine A110 You’re Not Getting, Stupid American

9 months agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

Oh, hey there. What do you like to do for fun? What’s that? Torture yourself by watching videos of things you can’t have, like the Alpine A110? Samesies! Read more...

Alpine’s Drop-dead Gorgeous A110 Will Remain an Ocean Away

In the immortal words of ex-fighter pilot and Boeing 707 rescuer Ted Striker, “What a pisser.” The resurrected Alpine A110, which never seemed like it had much of a chance of making it stateside, is officially barred from American driveways. Show More Summary

Alpine A110 is France's answer to the Alfa Romeo 4C, Porsche 718 Cayman

9 months agoVehicles / Cars : Motor Authority

As with most things that are good in the auto industry, Americans are getting hosed. That's as true of hot hatchbacks as it is of mid-engine sports cars. For the longest time, the Porsche Cayman/Boxster twins were the only option here in North America, unless you wanted to upgrade to a supercar. Things got better when Alfa Romeo deigned to sell...

Temporary Closures to Protect Nesting Raptors in Rocky Mountain National Park

The American Alpine Institute just received the following email from Rocky Mountain National Park:Each year to protect raptor nesting sites, Rocky Mountain National Park officials initiate temporary closures in the Lumpy Ridge and Sheep Mountain areas of the park. Show More Summary

Jeff Lowe to receive Piolet d'Or Lifetime Achievement Award

Lowe during a September 1973 trip to the High Sierra where he and John Weiland climbed the Northeast Corner (V 5.10-) of Keeler Needle. During the ascent they carried 25 nuts and 25 pins. Lowe wrote in the 1975 American Alpine Journal,...Show More Summary

Save Red Rock!

The American Alpine Institute just received the following email from Save Red Rock: Dear Friends, THIS IS URGENT: The time to take action is NOW! Save Red Rock is fighting to keep Red Rock rural and the critical vote is upon us. Clark...Show More Summary

Lindsey Vonn third in World Championships downhill

Lindsey Vonn third in World Championships downhill Alpine Ski Still on the comeback from an early season broken arm, the American was happy with a bronze medal. By Marion Schmitz on 12 February 2017

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