Seven Summits Quest Blogspot


  • Kilimanjaro Slideshow – Trek to the Roof of Africa
    [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V3AIJnpaSp0]Climb Kilimanjaro with my fair treatment porters and guides. Trek to the Roof of Africa for the adventure of a lifetime, Accessible for most everyo …
  • Couch to Colorado 14er via Subscription?
    Who wants me to bring this program back for the New Year 2016?[originally posted 2014]Now Opening a Second Cycle.We have the first wave or participants well on their way to achieving their dreams. Enr …
  • PurifiCup Usage Recommendations
    [originally posted Aug 2012]Shortly after my last blog post, PurifiCup [website] sent a message to me with a couple of images and some further instruction regarding properly and safely storing the uni …
  • Flexline Backpack Test
    I got the box of goodies from Flexline Hydration and already had Dallin test out his Mountain Bike model. There is a backpack model available to fit common hydration systems. I prefer Platypus, so I g …
  • PurifiCup Preparation Before Use
    I received my PurifiCup Portable Water Filter and actually read the instructions. First step after unpacking is to wash the parts in soap and water and rinse thoroughly. While that’s going on, soak th …
  • Water Filter Comparison
    Recently, a friend asked me to do a water purifier comparison between two that I’ve used off an on over the years. Those two areSteripen:Purificup:The way they operate is like night and day. The Steri …
  • Purificup Water Filter Surprise Package
    [originally published 05-16-2013]Trekking to Carstensz Base Camp last month I managed to keep clean pure water with my Purificup Water Filter. The river water was full of silt and plant pieces. It was …
  • Purificup Water Purifier on Aconcagua
    [originally published 12-19-2012]I recently visited Aconcagua in Argentina, which was a perfect opportunity to test out the Purificup Water Purifier in a real-world environment. Aconcagua is the talle …
  • Carstensz Pyramid Helicopter vs Trekking Advantages
    Advantages to using the Helicopter to Climb Carstensz PyramidCarstensz Pyramid by Helicopter. The fastest easiest way logistically to climb Puncak JayaNo trek through the jungleThis allows you to avoi …
  • Carstensz Expedition – Filling a Group
    Tagalong ExpeditionFor a "Tagalong" expedition you will join with another group already booked through another operator or broker. There is usually no way to know the makeup of the group ahe …
  • 4 Day Serengeti Ngorongoro Safari
    Deluxe Safari 4 Day ItineraryYour climb of Kilimanjaro should be celebrated with a deluxe safari in the wilds of Africa, where you’ll embrace nature up close and personal under the protection of your …
  • Kilimanjaro Trekking 7 Days Machame Route
    Machame Trekking 7 Day ItineraryYou will enjoy the more comfortable and easier to acclimatize 7 day trekking on the Machame Route of Kilimanjaro. This is the route itinerary I did in 2009, reaching th …
  • Carstensz Expedition Helicopter Itinerary
    Immediate Availability for a Helicopter Assisted Carstensz Pyramid Expedition November 10th. This is the shortest way to climb Carstensz and avoid the trek through Equatorial jungle. The cost for this …
  • Carstensz Pyramid Trekking Itinerary
    18 Days Trekking Via Sugapa VillageDay 1: I recommend you arrive in Bali on an early flight to make best use of the day. In the evening there will be a welcome dinner. If you follow my instructions yo …
  • Carstensz Pyramid Announcement – Upcoming Trips
    I recently announced on my Facebook Page that I am starting to book trips to Carstensz Pyramid, one of the most difficult of the Seven Summits. If you want to apply to see if you qualify for my upcomi …
  • Rainier Warming Ice Melting Project Progress
    So far we've had a few updates to the site. Here's a brief sample: New $12 level Reward with HD Video DownloadNew Free Shipping with Limited Edition T-ShirtsSponsorships with banners, flags, …
  • Are The Glaciers Disappearing on Mount Rainier?
    I've been up Mount Rainier to the summit twice and to Camp Muir several times. Like maybe a dozen or so. It's a great training run for skyrunning events like Elbrus Race [STORY HERE]. With t …
  • Rainier via Emmons
    Summit of Rainier, Columbia Crest, 9:28 AM Saturday, June 20 2015. Here are some of the pics. I'll share some tidbits of story with y'all later. Enjoy…Some photos c/o Darrin Wilson and Fre …
  • Mount Rainier Summit Pack Demo
    [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tYtNYK0KN34]
  • Backpacking Meals – Hiking Food on Rainier
    [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eBgj1qIc-m0]

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