Why Climb Ama Dablam with Alpine Ascents?
Alpine Ascents guides are revered as outstanding mountaineers, instructors and cultural enthusiasts. Climbing and trekking high peaks in the Himalayas fully encompass the expertise of our staff. Their passion and knowledge of the Nepal is contagious, and will certainly add to the already profound richness of this expedition. We are confident that our expertise in this region is unsurpassed. We have been guiding in Nepal during the past two decades and have consistently run expeditions from year to year. The familiarity with the region, combined with our expertise and knowledge around the world, lend a depth and richness to every expedition that we feel is unrivaled in the guiding community.
Part of Alpine Ascents Internationalís success is based on our small and select group of highly experienced guides. Alpine Ascents is very fortunate to have close friends and an expert staff in Nepal. Note: guides are subject to change. Your guides will be Himalayan veterans. This is what separates this expedition from others, you will have the opportunity to climb with some of the foremost climbers from the US and Nepal. Previous lead Ama Dablam guides include Todd Burleson, Dave Morton, and Eric Larson
In addition to our western guides, the climb will be supported by a team of Sherpa. We have been working with the same team for over eight years, and our deep-rooted friendship with each member makes for a wonderful exchange of ideas, laughter and assistance. Yaks will move the majority of our gear and personal packs up the valley to Base Camp, enabling climbers time to fully appreciate the surrounding environment.
Alpine Ascents remains on the cutting edge of multimedia cybercast technology. For the past six years, we have webcast many of our expeditions on the World Wide Web from remote mountains around the world. Family, friends, and thousands from the general public can follow the team on their trek & climb from Kathmandu to Base Camp and back.
As the jewel of the Himalayas, Ama Dablam is a highly regarded climb both because of the accessbile lcoation and because of its sheer beauty in this Buddhist influenced region. We believe that the climber should be lost in the world of mountains and travel unfettered by the rigors of food preparation, lodging and logistics. Alpine Ascents offers the most comprehensive program available, utilizing a distinguished staff of Sherpa, huge 4 season tents and a diverse assortment of quality meals. (Some of the food is flown in from the US. Although the local food is a part of our diet, we find a wide variety of food helps keep climbers, healthy and strong.)