Josh Murphey will be interning with us this summer. He took ourAdvanced Mountaineering Coursewith us last season and we are psyched to have him back in this new capacity. Here he is getting the gear ready for our Glacier Travel/Crevasse Rescue workshop this weekend on the Matanuska Glacier. He'll be assisting Melis Coady on the course.
Josh Murphey on the job!
Melis gets ready to guide the GT/CR class this weekend.
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