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Climber Scientist Peru Expedition Report #3 · June 30, 2012

A team of AAC Volunteers is in Peru right now on the Climber Scientist Peru Expedition, following up on their 2011 scientific work. Below you’ll find a report from the field. Stay tuned to the AAC News for more reports from Peru!

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Ross Trainor—AAC Member—Goes Fishing · June 29, 2012

AAC member Ross Trainor sent us this post about his recent bear and mosquito-plagued climbing and canoeing trip in Alaska. 

“It was curiosity that brought me into commercial fishing. Curiosity got me to Alaska, and it again made me want to venture up the Naknek River and lake to the highest elevations of the Bristol Bay watershed…”

Read the whole post on Inclined.

Climber Scientist Peru Expedition Report #2 · June 27, 2012

A team of AAC Volunteers is in Peru right now on the Climber Scientist Peru Expedition, following up on their 2011 scientific work. Below you’ll find a report from the field. Stay tuned to the AAC News for more reports from Peru!

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What Our Members Are Doing: Writing E-Books · June 27, 2012

Long-time member James Clash just put together this great new e-book that complies great interviews with movers and shakers from the late 50s and 60s—including a really excellent interview with the late Sir Edmund Hillary. Check it out.

Get to Know the AAC Staff · June 26, 2012

We’ve just added some new staff members to the organization—and to the Staff page on the website. Ever curious what the voice on the phone looks like, or where they’re from? Check out the AAC Staff page.

Storytellers: Chris Alstrin · June 26, 2012

Chris Alstrin is a Colorado filmmaker and member of the American Alpine Club. Alstrin has been pursuing the art for over a decade. His enthusiasm is undiminished even as his work takes him to ever higher places. He recently did some instrumental work on the Club’s newest video—The American Alpine Club 2012 Trailer. AAC Friend Pete Takeda caught up with him for a few questions. Read more on Inclined.

 

New Southeast Regional Coordinator Featured in Rock & Ice Magazine · June 25, 2012

Thanks to our friends over at Rock & Ice for spreading the word about our newest Regional Coordinator, the Southeast’s Lisa Hummel! Read the story on rockandice.com.

How to Get the Latest from the AAC · June 23, 2012

Well, let’s be honest, you’re on americanalpineclub.org/news, so you’re already getting the latest, but if you’re a real News Junkie, you can get an RSS feed straight from the AAC Press Room. Simply plug americanalpineclub.org/prfeed into your favorite RSS reader and you’ll get the most up-to-date press releases from the Club.

Too many steps? Then just visit the Press Room on our website…or just keep your browser window open to americanalpineclub.org and everything new will pop up on the newsfeed on the right-hand side of the homepage.

There are a lot of ways to stay connected to the Club, so if you have questions, email info@americanalpineclub.org and we’ll detail every last one of them for you!

New Team Member Joins the AAC Regional Coordinators · June 22, 2012

The Club is excited to announce that we’ve just hired Lisa Hummel to fill the important Southeast Regional Coordinator spot on our team. Lisa comes to the club from a varied background in organic farming, stone masonry, sales & account management in the climbing industry, and more! Read the full Press Release on Lisa’s hire, or check out her full bio on the Staff Page.

Lisa, welcome to the team!

Friday AAJ Reports for June 22, 2012 · June 22, 2012

Some things to get you dreaming on a Friday. Who needs to work hard today anyway? It’s basically the weekend! Once you’ve read through these American Alpine Journal Online reports, go fill out a Live Your Dream Grant application and take one step closer to fulfilling those dreams!

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