Meet the Team


Adrian Ballinger


Adrian has summited Everest six times and is one of the USA's premier high-altitude mountain guides. As founder and CEO of Alpenglow Expeditions, Adrian has been guiding full-time for 15 years and has led more than 100 international climbing expeditions on five continents.

Cory Richards

Alpinist, Photojournalist

Cory Richards is an esteemed alpine athlete, as well as a National Geographic photography fellow and filmmaker, whose expeditions to the greater ranges of the world have made him a leader in adventure photography. In 2011, he was awarded the National Geographic Adventurer of the Year award.


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