1. The south side of Mt. St. Elias, located on the border of Alaska and Yukon Territory, has the longest vertical ski run in the world. From the ocean this mountain shoots up to 18,008'. Janelle Smiley, Jed Porter, and myself started from the ocean, climbed to the top, and skied about 13,000' of Harvard Route.

    All footage shot on site, during our ascent and descent.

    More info: smileysproject.com

    What to learn how to do an expedition like this on your own? howtodenali.com

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  2. Mark Smiley and Janelle Smiley tackle a modern classic. Climbing Tenya Peak, Matthes Crest and Cathedral Peak in a day. Covering this much rock and terrain in a short amount of time requires moving fast with minimal gear. 8 hours after starting, the mission was complete. Give it a try!

    Follow more of the Smiley's adventures:

    5 cams (#.4-#2), 10m Sterling Nano Rope, chalk bag, no rock shoes.

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  3. Janelle and I climbed the North Face of Mt Edith Cavell Oct 2015. This was Classic Climb #47 for us. It was a full-on alpine adventure with lots of snow on the face. Check out the trip report: http://goo.gl/LLnTNe

    Join us this May in Peru for a ski mountaineering expedition to the Cordillera Blanca.

    Follow along on Instagram:

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  4. Janelle Smiley and I climbed the Cassin Ridge on the South side of Denali. This uber classic alpine route starts at 11,200 feet and tops out on the summit of Denali, 20,310 feet. Check out our other adventures: smileysproject.com


    Learn how to climb Denali like a pro via a unique and entertaining online course: howtodenali.com

    What to join for a similar type of adventure? Mark Smiley is a certified IFMGA Mountain Guide who can help get you to the top with style. Contact me today to create an amazing mountain adventure specifically for you: mark@smileysproject.com

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  5. Mark Smiley and Janelle Smiley switch roles while out on a typical day at the crag. Enjoy!

    Follow along on our journey to climb the iconic Fifty Classic Climbs of North America: smileysproject.com

    Janelle: instagram.com/janelle.smiley/
    Mark: instagram.com/smileysproject/

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The Fifty Classic Climbs of North America

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