Wednesday, December 3, 2008

AMS Annual Gear Sale this Saturday, December 6, 9 am-5 pm
25% off everything in the store. Great deals on used equipment. Free coffee!

Monday, December 1, 2008

Dreams of Climbing

Happy December!

Are visions of carabiners dancing in your head? Climbers everywhere are working out their winter plans for climbs, training and anything they can do to get out there. Expedition members all over the world are working on getting ready for that marathon on Denali. Wherever you are, keep up the good work!

We've had lots of inquiries about courses & expeditions this coming season...we have lots to offer. There is still lots of space on our Wilderness First Responder Course and WFR Recertification workshops. Check your card to see if your certification expires in 2009 - it's just around the corner!

For anyone looking to get out in the mountains and see what the Alaska Range has to offer, we have something for everyone! From a 12-day Mountaineering Course that starts with the basics, to an Advanced Mountaineering Course, to more advanced mini-expeditions like climbing Mt. Hunter, we have an exciting schedule with some space still available on the early season climbs.
If you are curious about enrollment levels, just drop us a line at and we'll give you the latest.

If you try to contact us in Talkeetna and we don't answer right away, we are probably outside shoveling snow! We have loads of powder! If you're coming up to Talkeetna for WinterFest activitites (like the Bachelor Auction & Ball on Dec. 6) bring your skis! The local trails are being regularly groomed for skate and classic cross country skiing.

This weekend I was driving along the Turnagain Arm, south of Anchorage and saw a couple of guys ice climbing - Josh, was that your red truck? NASTY weather!! Hard core!

Enjoy your winter, we'll try to keep the blog going.
~ Julia