What's New

I note all significant updates on The Blog and on the What's New page.

These are recent additions to the site with links to take you directly there.

Page Title
The Blog (ongoing) I use this Wordpress blog as part of my site for all expeditions dispatches, Everest season coverage and frequent positing on climbing news and other topics.
Speaking Calendar Updated calendar of Alan's professional speaking events
Lhotse 2015 My attempt in April/May 2015 of the world's fourth highest peak at 27,940' as the first climb of Project 8000. Stopped by earthquake on April 25, 2015
Everest 2015 Annual Coverage My annual reporting of the Everest climbing season but this season directly from base camp while I climb Lhotse.
Project 8000 My climbs of the 8000 meter peaks from 2015 to 2020 reaching 100 million people and raising $1.1M for Alzheimer’s.
2014 K2 Summit My summit of summit K2, the world's 2nd highest mountain and one of the world's most difficult and dangerous on my 58th birthday, July 27, 2014 to further the fight against Alzheimer's. Sponsored by Abila with Advocacy through Cure Alzheimer's Fund and Us Against Alzheimer's. This is one of my Memories are Everything® climbs
Everest 2014 Annual Coverage My annual reporting of the Everest climbing season from my home in Colorado
Gear Review A look at the layering system I used on Manaslu.
Manaslu 2013 Final Trip report My report on summiting the 8th highest peak on September 25,2013, Manaslu at 26,759 feet 8156 meters in Nepal
Northwest Couloir - Longs Peak A unique climb of this Colorado classic - you squeeze through a cave to reach the summit!
Dead Dog Couloir on Torreys Peak 2013 A fun snow climb of a Colorado Couloir classic on a 14er.
Little Bear-Blanca Traverse 2013 The most difficult of the 4 great Colorado 14er Traverses. A report and video
Longs Peak Keyhole and Loft Tour 2013 A video of climbing Longs Peak in winter conditions ascending the Keyhole route and descending the Loft route.
Everest 2013 Season Coverage My annual reporting of the Everest climbing season from my home in Colorado.
Sponsorship A short tutorial on obtaining sponsors for climbs based on my own experience
Rainier 2012 Summit My climb with close friends on one of the finest mountains in the US
Alpamayo 2012 Summit My climb of one of the most beautiful mountains in the world. In Peru, a technical ice and snow climb to 19,500'
Ben Nevis 2012 Summit My climb of the highest peak in the UK for Alzheimer's
Everest 2012 Season Coverage My annual reporting of the Everest climbing season from my home in Colorado.
Expedition Communications A tutorial on how to send dispatches from an expedition. I go through all my technology I used for the 7 Summits
7 Summits Gear Review I take a detailed look at my 7 Summits gear and what worked and what didn't
Kosciuszko 2011 Summit I summited Kozzy on October 27, 2011. This was the 8th of the 7 Summits Climb for Alzheimer's
Carstensz Pyramid 2011 Summit I reached the summit of CP October 22, 2011. This was the 7th of the 7 Summits Climb for Alzheimer's
Kilimanjaro 2011 Summit I reached Kilimanjaro's summit on Sept 19, 2011. This was the 6th of the 7 Summits Climb for Alzheimer's
Compare the 7 Summits A side by side comparison of the 7 Summits
Elbrus 2011 Summit I summited Mt. Elbrus, Europe's highest on August 11, 2011. This was the 5th climb for Alzheimer's.
Denali 2011 I reached 17,500' on Denali before high winds stopped the climb
Everest 2011 Summit I summited Everest on May 21, 2011. This is the main page for the post climb report.
Aconcagua 2011 Summit The 2nd successful summit of The 7 Summits for Alzheimer's in January 2011
Mt. Vinson 2010 Summit Alan's successful summit of the first of the 7 Summits for Alzheimer's in December 2010
7 Summits for Alzheimer's A major year long effort to raise $1M for Alzheimer's research through climbing the 7 Summits from November 2010 to October 2011