7 Summits

 

Join Alaska Mountain Guides in your quest for the 7 summits! Climb the highest peaks on each continent safely and successfully. Each of the high points offers unique climbing and cultural experiences. Our progression (from easier to more difficult) is designed to build your skills and confidence in order to maximize your potential for success. Whether climbing Mt. Vinson amidst a world of cold and ice, navigating penitentes on Aconcagua, or experiencing the thin air on the Hillary Step, the 7-summit experience with AMG is the journey of a lifetime!

 

North America
Denali (20,320′)

Join Alaska Mountain Guides & Climbing School Inc for an expedition to the highest mountain in North America. Denali is frequently considered to be America’s most classic climb, and with the greatest vertical relief on the planet (18,000 ft) it is definitely world-class…(more)

South America
Aconcagua (22,829′)

Aconcagua is located in the central Andes of Argentina near the border with Chile. It offers an incredible climbing experience for individuals seeking the challenges of a high altitude climbing expedition in a spectacular setting. We offer expeditions on four different routes on Aconcagua, including ascents from the Upper Vacas valley on the mountains remote North side…(more)

Australasia
Carstensz Pyramid (16,023′)

Carstensz Pyramid is located in Indonesia, on the island of West Papua (formerly Irian Jaya). This is the highest peak in the Australasian continent and one of the most difficult of the seven summits to gain access to…(more)

Europe
Mt. Elbrus (18,481′)

Mt Elbrus is located in the heart of the Caucus Mountains in Russia. Our climb begins in the Baksan Valley located at the base of Mt Elbrus. It is a stunning valley that is home to a quaint group of hotels. We will spend two days here hiking and acclimatizing. From the Baksan Valley we will ascend via ski lift to an elevation of 11,400Â’. From here it is approximately a two-hour hike to the Priutt Hut at 13,800′. We will take two days at the hut to become better acclimated…(more)

Asia
Mt. Everest (29,035′)

Mount Everest, rising 8,850m (29,035ft) above sea level, reigns as the highest mountain on Earth. For decades summitting Everest has been considered one of the greatest mountaineering achievements…(more)

Africa
Mt. Kilimanjaro (19,340′)

This expedition follows the Machame, Lemosho, and Rongai Routes. These are fantastic routes with incredible scenery. They are non-technical and give climbers a chance to climb at altitude amidst an amazing backdrop. We combine ascents of these routes with a descent of the normal route to complete a loop of the mountain. This is an amazing way to see all that Kilimanjaro has to offer, and to miss the crowds…(more)

Antarctica
Vinson Massif (16,067′)

Mt. Vinson offers climbers a moderate climb and an incredible experience on the world’s southernmost continent. Part of the Ellsworth Mountain Range, Vinson is located just 600 miles from the south pole. During this expedition climbers will experience amazing Antarctic views, temperatures around twenty degrees below zero, and 24 hour sunlight…(more)

 

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