The Silver Sherpa

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Some of The Silver Sherpa's Adventures

January 15, 2015

Just wanted to give our congratulations and respect to the finish Caldwell/Jorgeson Dawn Wall project. Wow. What a mind-boggling accomplishment.

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January 14, 2015

A showcase highlighting some of the outdoor shenanigans we get into after work. Make sure to watch this in HD!

May 29, 2014

Check it out! The Trip Flip episode where we took the Travel Channel folks ice climbing on Godwin Glacier just aired last night. The episode is called "Surviving Alaska." There's...

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May 26, 2014

Trevor displaying some glacier dexterity skills during an early season scouting run on Godwin glacier. Don't try this at home!

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May 27, 2013

So the season is upon us and all of the guides are here and ready to work. We've got a great crew this year, and we've been spending the last week going over safety routines, technical...

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August 25, 2012

Another awesome season at Exit Glacier Guides is drawing to a close. This year was a special one for us here at the climbing shop, because we had a few new faces on the roster, and we also had a...

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June 6, 2012

Today is the first ice hiking trip of the 2012 season and the first trip ever out of our new shop! It feels great to be working out of the new space, there's a lot more room to outfit the...

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June 2, 2012

Thanks to everyone who came out to support us during our open house last night. There was a great turnout for the now shop's opening and to look at Julian's art. We really appreciate...

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May 29, 2012

So, after a massive remodel involving countless 12 hour days covered in drywall and insulation and paint and welding debris, we have finished the new shop (mostly).

To celebrate, on Friday,...

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January 13, 2012

After a couple of long days, we've finished faming our new shop. We also learned how to do some serious replumbing of water mains (way to go Fisher, booyah!) and started wiring the shop's...

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January 2, 2012

Welcome to 2012, everyone! So, after a month of settling in and getting some early-season ski bugs out of the system, we have started construction on the new shop. The pictures in this post are...

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August 19, 2011

So, Captain Crampon, Chris (Liquid Adventures) and I took some newly acquired paddleboards down Resurrection River, a 7 mile long braided river system in the area. I have this to say;...

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August 14, 2011

So, we finally got swept forward by the momentum of social networks and jumped into the labyrinthine gauntlet that is Facebook. We tried to resist, but of course... the futility of those...

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August 13, 2011

Just a quick post here.

 As the shop gets busier, Ryan and I spend more time in the office handling the craziness that goes along with a busy summer tour season. This week, I had the...

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July 20, 2011

 For me, anytime I need information on a place or activity I jump on the internet and Google it.  Instantly the info is on the computer screen in font of me.  I haven’t looked in...

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July 15, 2011

According to TripAdvisor editors, we are one of the top ten adventure tours in the world! We just found out about this through word of mouth last night, and when we looked into it, it's true....

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June 12, 2011

I had a thought today while brewing up a hot batch of veggie fuel for the shuttle that we've been running a long time on Wast Veggie Oil (WVO), and that there must be a lot of miles clocked on our...

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June 12, 2011

...kind of. We bumped out a wall this season, and moved another one back, and now the shop has twice as much space for us to receive clients. Good thing, because this looks to be a busy season....

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June 8, 2011

Gotta love the early season. While we're waiting for the summer crush to hit us at the shop, Ryan and I took advantage of the downtime and went on a seriously cool adventure with our good buddy...

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June 4, 2011
May 19, 2011

Last week, we took our first scouting trip up to Marmot Meadows. We had to posthole a lot, and we had more than one hilarious diggers into the snow with our mugs, but — like every year - it was...

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May 18, 2011

Today, as I toiled in the office, taking reservations and looking at web metrics and other fun things of that nature, Ryan and Julian - two of a rare breed, those two are - toiled outside in a...

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May 14, 2011

Several weeks ago, we had the pleasure of taking out a group of bright high-schoolers from New Jersey who had been assisted by representative from National Geographic on their trip to Alaska.

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