American Alpine Club/Iranian Alpine Club Climbers Exchange

Branndon was one of 13 climbers selected by the American Alpine Club to represent the United States as a U.S. delegate in a very unique and rare opportunity to climb the highest mountain in the Middle East, Mt. Damavand.  They also had the opportunity to climb Alam Kuh, a technical big wall climb, and second highest mountain in Iran. Several members made first ascents. The trip took place June 5th – June 24th, 2011. Read some interesting articles in the news/press section.