Facebook Facebook
AAC News

Terrorism in Pakistan: Tragedy with Many Losses · June 25, 2013

“This week a climber died in the Tetons and Taliban militants killed 10 climbers at Nanga Parbat’s base camp. The difference is not that the 10 were on one of the most dangerous mountains in the world. It is that they were not climbing at all.” AAC Executive Director, Phil Powers reflects on his time in Pakistan and expresses his sadness at the tragic news. Read his full letter on Inclined.

Updated Gear Discounts for AAC Members · June 11, 2013

AAC members now receive 20% off online purchases from NEMO Equipment. View all gear discounts available to members, including the latest from  Mountainsmith and Brooks Range by visiting our website.

“Denali Centennial: Commemorating Our Pioneers” Online Exhibit · June 7, 2013

Today marks the centennial of the first successful ascent of Denali, and to celebrate, we’re unveiling our second online exhibit, “Denali Centennial: Commemorating Our Pioneers,” written and curated by Jonathan Waterman.

The new Explore exhibit chronicles early summit attempts, false summit claims, and the early mountaineers’ primitive equipment, personalities, and experiences on Denali. This is the story of North America’s first alpine style ascent, as well as an audacious siege-style bid that finally led climbers to Denali’s summit.

Visit Explore to experience the online exhibit.