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Second Annual Women’s Grand Teton Climb

In the spirit of Eleanor Davis, who became the first woman to summit the Grand Teton on August 27, 1923, and because we love getting women in the mountains, Exum is thrilled to be hosting our second annual all-female climb of the Grand Teton in 2024.

Women’s Grand Teton Centennial Celebration 2023: After Thoughts

Exum guide Morgan McGlashon shares her thoughts on the Women’s Centennial Climb of the Grand Teton, held exactly 100 years after Eleanor Davis became the first known woman to climb it on August 27, 2023.

Centennial Celebration: Women’s Grand Teton Climb 2023

The year 2023 marks the 100th anniversary of the first female ascent of the Grand Teton by Eleanor Davis on August 27th, 1923. In the spirit of Eleanor, to celebrate our incredible female guides, and because we love getting women in the mountains, Exum will be hosting an all-female climb of the Grand Teton.

Climbing the Grand Teton with Wyoming PBS

Exum Mountain Guides extends heartfelt gratitude to Wyoming PBS for granting us this incredible opportunity to collaborate on a project that delves deep into the rich history of our journey.

Winter Packing Video

Quick Fix-it Kit – 16.2 oz/461 grams. This kit is for everyday use or the things I find that are commonly used to fix small repairs and first aid issues as well as a place for headlamp, satellite communication device, and more.

American Avalanche Institute Online Courses

Exum and AAI have been working together for 35 years. We consider them one of the leaders in Avalanche Education and are excited to let backcountry travelers know that they now offer online education.

Increase Your Athletic IQ

Where strength can be measured and endurance can be quantified, Athletic IQ is the invisible thread that connects elite performance. It is the ability to innately interpret terrain, to visualize the sequence before it happens, to react seamlessly, effortlessly, and intuitively. –Zahan Billimoria, Exum Guide

Exum Guide Zahan Billimoria discusses how to increase your Athletic IQ in 3 steps.

Win a Arc’teryx Alpha SK 32 Ski Pack

Exum will be raffling off 4 Arc’teryx Alpha SK 32 ski packs ($325 value) on December 11th (International Mountain Day). In order to be entered into the raffle, your Exum reservation for backcountry skiing must be made before December 11th. Each member of your party will receive one entry into the raffle. Contact the Exum [...]

The Exum Files: Part 1, The Extended Column Test

The mountains have always demanded a patient disposition in my experience, so it’s just part of the process to wait till the time is right. –Bill Anderson, Senior Exum Guide

In the first installment of The Exum Files, Senior Exum Guide Bill Anderson discusses how extended column test results affect in-the-field choices.

Winter Sports and Dehydration

Many people associate dehydration only with exercise in hot environments. While this can certainly be true, dehydration is also a common concern during exercise in the cold. In fact, one must stay on top of hydration in the cold just as much as in the heat – perhaps even more so.   -- GU Energy [...]

Ski Season Training, Part 1 – Mountain Tactical Institute

Exum will be touching base with 3 different trainers and coaches over the next month in Jackson to discuss with them how they look at training for the upcoming ski season. Trainers and Coaches are different and so are all of us so we hope one of these styles is a method that can help [...]

2020 Wyoming Snow and Avalanche Workshop

Exum Mountain Guides is a proud sponsor of the Wyoming Snow and Avalanche Workshop which takes place in Jackson, Wyoming.  The biggest change this year is that it will be presented online and it is FREE.  Now that the event is digital there is no limit to who can participate.  Whether you are going backcountry [...]

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