Climbing the Seven Summits reviewed by Tacoma New Tribune

http://www.thenewstribune.com/2012/06/17/2184155/climber-writes-the-book-on-seven.html   Five Questions Ever since American mountaineer Dick Bass reached the summit of Mount Everest in 1985, becoming the first person to summit the highest point on each continent, duplicating that accomplishment has become an ultimate goal for many climbers. In 2008, Mike Hamill, a guide for Ashford’s International […]

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Denali Summit

100% success on Denali!

Alaska Mountaineering Schools team, led by Mike Hamill, summits Denali. The team of 8 all summited in clear, sunny weather and has descended to Kahiltna base camp. Well done team!

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“Climbing the Seven Summits” reviewed in Action Asia Magazine

“If you have your sights set on the Seven Summits – the highest point on each continent – you can do no better in print than a copy of Climbing the Seven Summits by Mike hamill (the Mountaineers Books). Peppered with tips on gear and technique, maps for the major routes […]

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Guide Profile- Mike Hamill

Finnish adventurer Atte Miettinen recently profiled guide and climbingthesevensummits.com host, Mike Hamill. Read the post here at: http://sevensummits.fi/blog/

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Celebrating the summit

Summits on Everest

Mike Hamill’s International Mountain Guides team on Mt. Everest summited on May 19th! Congratulations and job well done to all. The team is now back down safe and sound getting some much needed r + r.

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Climbers moving from the South Summit to the Hillary Step on upper Everest

Everest Summit Bid Underway

Mike Hamill’s team left Camp 4 on the South Col of Everest at 8:30pm May 18th (Nepal Time) for the summit of Everest. The weather is good, but with forecasts of wind picking up in the next 24 hours. Many other climbers on the mountain are taking advantage of this […]

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Ready for Summit Bid

My Everest team just finished our Camp 3 rotations to acclimate on the upper mountain and are now in base camp, resting, eating, and watching the weather for a window to let us attempt the summit. New snowfall has temporarily slowed the route-fixing above the South Col but has hopefully […]

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Team in Pheriche

Mike and the team are now in Pheriche, more than halfway up the Khumbu Valley en route to Everest base camp. The team is doing well and feeling healthy. They did an acclimatization hike today and will move to Lobuche base camp tomorrow for 3 nights before trekking in to […]

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In Namche, on the way in to Base Camp

Our Everest team made it through Kathmandu and on to the Khumbu Valley. We have been trekking for a few days now and are currently taking a rest day in the town of Namche. We went to the famous Bazaar this morning and are resting/acclimatizing before moving up to Deboche […]

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