Community Project Archives

#AlpinistCommunityProject Flashback: Michael Kennedy

Posted July 12, 2017

From August 28 through September 3, 2016, former Alpinist Editor-in-Chief Michael Kennedy shared some photos and stories for the #alpinistcommunityproject about his time in Wyoming's Wind River Range during the 1970s and 1980s. The series appeared in conjunction with the release of Alpinist 55, which featured the Winds in a story by Paula Wright titled "Silences on the Map." You can now see Kennedy's photos and stories consolidated into a single feature at

#Alpinistcommunityproject Flashback: Nick Aiello-Popeo

Posted June 26, 2017

From September 11-17, Nick Aiello-Popeo shared some photos and stories with the #alpinistcommunityproject. Aiello-Popeo made his first trip to Talkeetna, Alaska, at the age of 20. The trip catalyzed him to become a full-time climber. He now lives with his wife in New Hampshire, where he guides in North Conway. He returns to the Alaska Range for two to three months every year.

#alpinistcommunityproject: Cosmin Andron and Cristina Pogacean

Posted June 16, 2017

From November 13-19, Cosmin Andron and Cristina Pogacean shared some photos and stories with the #alpinistcommunityproject. They are two Romanian alpinists. Cosmin is a former philosophy professor turned full-time mountain guide while Cristina, the saner half of the family, is a civil engineer who also moonlights as a certified mountain guide.

#alpinistcommunityproject 2016

Posted December 30, 2016

This week, we're sharing an assortment of social media posts from the Alpinist Community Project in 2016. In this collection we're resharing photos from Bryce Brown, James Rushforth, Michael Kennedy, Abhijeet Singh, Jeremy Joseph, Jenny Abegg and Forest Woodward, Tamotsu Nakamura and Caroline Treadway.

#alpinistcommunityproject: Jenny Abegg and Forest Woodward

Posted November 18, 2016

From November 6 to 12 Jenny Abegg and Forest Woodward shared work with the #alpinistcommunityproject. Abegg cut her teeth on granite splitters in the Pacific Northwest, and made her first trip to Indian Creek in the spring of 2012. Woodward, her partner-in-crime and man behind the lens for each photo in this series, has an penchant for both climbing and photographing the elegant sandstone splitters, and relishes the chance to do both at once.

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