Monday, February 15, 2010

Feb 15 Updates

AMS Climber on Peak 11,300' Ruth Glacier Alaska Range, AMS custom climb.

Julia is away for a few weeks so our dear old friend and the past AMS Admissions manager, Frannie and I are steering the ship at the AMS HQ.

The sun keeps shinning here in Talkeetna and the temperature is creeping up, it was 35 F today. Spring is coming slowly but surely.

The skiing is excellent and the groomers are working hard on the nordic ski trails on the frozen lakes, rivers, and through the birch and spruce forest. Mark your calendar for Saturday, March 20th and come on up to Talkeetna's 25 & 50 K Oosik Nordic Classical Ski Race, super fun for all!

The AMS office is accepting applications and confirming custom climbs for this spring, there will be lots of fun in the Alaska Range this year.

Feel free to contact us if you want to sign up or get a quote for a custom climb.

2010 AMS Current Availability Report:

Wilderness First Responder Course
March 6-14: FULL

WFR Re-certification
March 20-22: 5 spaces available
March 27-29: 9 spaces available

West Buttress
April 27-May 17: 2 spaces available
May 3- 23: 1 space available
May 10-30: FULL (waitlist)
May 17-June 6: FULL (waitlist)
May 24-June 13: FULL (waitlist)
May 31-June 20: FULL (waitlist)
June 2- June 22: 3 spaces available
June 7-June 27: FULL
June 14-July 4: FULL
June 21-July 11: FULL (waitlist)
July 4- July 24: 5 spaces available

Denali, West Rib
May 29-June 18: 3 spaces available

Upper West Rib
June 5-June 25: 4 spaces available

12 day Mountaineering Courses
April 18 -29: 5 spaces available
May 14-22: 6 spaces available

June 11-22: 6 spaces available
July 12-23: 9 spaces available
August 9-20: 9 spaces available
September 6-17: 9 spaces available

6 day Mountaineering Courses
All dates have space availability, April - September

Advanced Mountaineering Courses
May 2-13: 2 spaces available
June 23-July4: 4 spaces available

Kahiltna Dome/ Denali Prep Course

June 3-12: 6 spaces available

Custom Programs: space is currently available

Please contact us if you have any questions about our programs, we look forward to being with you in the Alaska Range.

Our office is on Winter Hours, Monday-Friday: 10 am to 5 pm, Alaska Standard Time (4 hours earlier than Eastern Standard Time).

Office phone: 907-733-1016
Office Fax: 907-733-1362,


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