Chris Simmons

  1. How To Layer For Rainier

    How To Layer For Rainier
    Here is a gear list for the layers you need to pack to stay safe and comfortable climbing Mount Rainier—vetted by a guide who's summited dozens of times.
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  2. Meet Angelo Dibona, Historic Climber Extraordinaire—And WWI Veteran

    Meet Angelo Dibona, Historic Climber Extraordinaire—And WWI Veteran
    Mountain guide Angelo Dibona went from putting up first ascents to defending his country in the same mountains.
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  3. Antarctica Week Part 2: 10 Things You Didn't Know About Guide Life In Antarctica

    Antarctica Week Part 2: 10 Things You Didn't Know About Guide Life In Antarctica
    Ever wondered what it's like to work in Antarctica? Here are the top questions people ask Antarctic guide Chris Simmons.
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  4. Antarctica Week Part 1: Behind The Scenes In A Remote Field Camp

    Antarctica Week Part 1: Behind The Scenes In A Remote Field Camp
    Too cold? Too bad. Chris Simmons shares the guide's eye view of life in the field.
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  5. Planning A Backpacking Trip? Leave These Items At Home.

    Planning A Backpacking Trip? Leave These Items At Home.
    Chris Simmons busts the myths of must-haves in the backcountry. Light is fast, and fun.
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  6. When Does It Pay To Hire A Guide?

    When Does It Pay To Hire A Guide?
    This napkin drawing from IFMGA mountain guide Chris Simmons shows it pays to go with an expert.
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  7. A Season In Antarctica

    A Season In Antarctica
    Chris Simmons spends an entire season in Antarctica
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