The Ultimate Guide To Modern Alpinism

MTN skills and techniques to send in style

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Reaching the summit of a mountain via a technical route is the most rewarding feeling of accomplishment. Yet embarking on bigger routes introduces many factors that increase both your personal danger exposure and the chances of failure. Succeed on your next mountain objective with the skills acquired in this unique multimedia course.

Nowhere else will you find this highly refined information, organized, and delivered in an entertaining way. You get to keep the videos forever, with no annoying subscriptions or recurring payments.

Say goodbye to rookie mistakes, and say hello to climbing mountains around the world in great style.

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Course Curriculum

  Ice Climbing Tips & Kicks
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  Doc Talk: Identify & Treat Illnesses
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  Bonus Stoke Films
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Your Instructor

Mark Smiley
Mark Smiley

Mark Smiley's passion for adventure has taken him around the world on more than 30 expeditions to places like China, Peru, Ecuador, Africa, Chile, Argentina, Across Europe, Canada, and Alaska.

He and his wife, Janelle, are the only people that have attempted to climb all 50 Classic Climbs of North America (48 successfully). Additionally, he was part of a team to set a world record skiing across the entire Alps Mountain Range (1100 miles and 292,000 vertical feet) in a mere 36 days.

His teaching style is fun, mellow and easy to understand. As an IFMGA Certified Mountain Guide, Mark is among the world's elite guides to reach this status. More important than this certification, is his candid style of conveying to you the best techniques that will help you the most. Through this course you will tap into his expertise and knowledge for real-world learning.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What is Alpinism vs Mountain climbing?
Alpinism is just a cool way to say that you're climbing a mountain. Alpinist = Mountain Climber. Alpinist draw on many skills to reach the summit. Climbing rock and ice, navigation, reading weather, building anchors, route planning, and more.
How long do I have access to the course?
After enrolling, you have access to all the content so long as you have cell service or a wifi connection - across any and all devices you own.
What if I am unhappy with the course?
I want you to be happy! If you are unsatisfied with this course, contact me in the first year, and I will give you a full refund.
Can I ask Mark Smiley questions throughout the course?
Yes. Every video has a place where you can write in questions, and Mark will reply personally.

"We used your course this year. Thank you for putting this together it was worth every penny. By using many of the lessons gleaned in you course we were able the successfully climb Denali and summit from 14k. We felt confident and well informed of the challenges the mountain presented. Thanks for the support and the education Mark"
-Greg Rehn

"Dude...your video tutorial is PERFECT!!!
All that info is absolutely invaluable...answers all my questions!!
-Pete Moore

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