October 6, 2011 As part of IMG regularly scheduled guide training we ran a guides’ rock rescue course last weekend in Eastern Washington. 15 members of the IMG guide staff turned out. All the guides agreed the training session was an excellent review of current information, and we all came away with a few new […]
June 3, 2011 We’d like to extend a big congratulations to Olivia & John Race who had their baby girl last night! “Josephine Race, born June 2 at 8:23 pm, 6 lbs. 5 oz, and pretty damn cute, but we are biased. Olivia is amazing.” -John Race. Congratulations from all of us here at IMG!
April 13, 2011 By Mark Allen Graham Zimmerman and I landed in the Ruth Gorge on March 28, and soon spotted a virgin line on the southeast buttress of Mt. Bradley. We made an attempt on March 31. Then, on the evening of April 2, we left camp with 40 hours of food and fuel […]
March 9, 2011 By Eben Reckord via OR’s Verticulture It’s hard to think that my journey to the top of the world started on a train in Tokyo. I was fourteen and I knew I wanted to climb, but wasn’t quite sure how to go about it. The closest climbing gym was three hours away […]
Aaron went to Antarctica with Phil in November to guide our first Vinson trip of the season but then stayed on the ice to help ALE for a couple weeks while waiting for our second Vinson trip. If you kept up with the blog you, saw that our second trip was stuck on the ice […]
December 14, 2010 Q&A With IMG Guide Max Bunce 1.) Max, you were on our Cho Oyu Expedition (blog updates) and immediately followed that up with our Ama Dablam Expedition (blog updates)… How many consecutive days were you out of the country? 3 Months 2.) Being gone that long what did you find yourself missing […]
October 6, 2010 Several times a year IMG Guides gather for a few days of guide training. In the spring it’s alpine training here on Mt. Rainier, in the winter they get together in Ouray, CO for some ice climbing training but in the fall they gather in Leavenworth for some rock training. The past […]
October 5, 2010 IMG Guide Mark Allen just officially informed us that the AMGA (American Mountain Guides Association) officially awarded Mark “Full Guide” status after passing the Alpine Guide Exam last week. Mark has been with us here at IMG for quite sometime now and we’re proud to see this new development in his career! […]
Read about IMG Guide Greg Vernovage in the August edition of Volleyball Magazine… yes that’s right Volleyball Magazine!
Thursday, March 12 2009 From time to time I’ll bring you a feature on one of our guides. Today’s feature: Justin Merle (pronounced Mer-lee). Justin will be heading back to guide Everest for us this year. “Merle”, as he’s called, has been spending a lot of time in Nepal these days. Last spring he successfully […]