May 8, 2015 On May 12 at 7:00 pm IMG Guide Craig John will be doing a multi-media presentation on Everest as a fundraiser for the Sherpa who we work with in Nepal whose homes were lost or damaged as a result of the earthquake. The event will take place at the Freeport Community Library […]
March 5, 2015 Every year “the boot questions” come up and every year we write a blog article hoping to answer more questions than we create. Below is this year’s fun, but relevant, crack at some oft asked boot questions. Question #0: What are single boots and what are double plastic boots? Answers Single boots […]
January 29, 2015 On Sunday my wife got a call from Chris, a videographer friend of hers. He was doing a promo piece for ESPN and the Seattle Seahawks. Since the mountain (Rainier) was out, he wanted to track down a guide (who was a Seahawks fan) to stand in front of Rainier to talk […]
November 25, 2014 Winter has arrived! A few IMG guides kicked off the skiing/riding season with two days of powder skiing in the Crystal Mountain Backcountry. Guides Peter Dale, Mike Haft, and Justin Merle reported 2-3ft of new snow this past weekend, lending to great storm skiing on Sunday with plenty of leftovers on […]
November 10, 2014 Elizabeth Hawley, Nepal’s iconic reporter, sets the record straight on the most tumultuous decades in Nepal’s political history. Ask any accomplished Himalayan mountaineer, “Who is the preeminent keeper of summit facts?” and they will answer, “Elizabeth Hawley”. Since the early 1960s, Hawley has filed detailed reports on some 80,000 ascents – a […]
October 22, 2014 Looking for a great deal on gear for your upcoming climbs? We’re blowing-out our stock of used Petzl Crampons and OR Softshell Jackets from our Rainier rental fleet. Check out the all the new and used gear on the IMG Online Store. Hurry…our stock will go fast!
September 3, 2014 Things have changed a bit around here at IMG. We’ve grown, in the best way possible. Here are some updates to the IMG family… some updates long overdue and others right on time! IMG Guides Liz & Chris Meder had a baby girl! Madison Elizabeth Meder arrived safely on August 7th and […]
August 10, 2014 Good news is that the winds are low. Bad news is that it’s been snowing with poor visibility. Faced with those conditions on the team’s first possible summit attempt, the guides decided to sit tight. They’ve got 3 days to attempt to summit. The trick, the art, is to hopefully find that […]