The following individuals received Mountaineering Fellowship Grants in 2009:
Aaron Jones: Read Aaron's report about his numerous ascents in the Bugaboos this July.
Althea Rogers: Solo attempt of the three towers of Torres del Paine, Chile.
Walker Mackey: Read Walker's trip report about his exceptional climbs in Torres del Paine and the French Valley, Chile.
Todd Tumolo, Dustin English and Josh Hoeschen: Exploratory trip to a peak on Kahiltna Glacier, Alaska.
Jeremy Roop and Joe Forrester: Read a detailed report of a new route on Chambe Peak, a sub-peak of the Mulanje Massif in southern Malawi.
Brianna Hartzell: The east ridge of Mount Desire, Monarch Icefield, Coast Mountains, British Columbia, Canada. Teammate Matt Van Bein wrote up a great report on his successful FA on Mount Desire.
Blake Herrington: Read Blake's report about his first ascent on North Taku Tower, Alaska.
Mason Earle: Establish a free route on an 850m sheer east face of Cerro Catedral in the French Valley of Torres del Paine, Chilean Patagonia. Check out Mason's video trip report over at Inclined, the AAC blog.
Nathan Smith: To explore and establish routes in the “Grand Canyon” of the Middle East, Jebel Shams.
Sevve Stember: First ascents on Wild Cat Point in the Grand Canyon of the Tuolumne, Yosemite National Park.