Aconcagua Summit: my expedition to the highest summit in the Western Hemisphere

Aconcagua Summit: my expedition to the highest summit in the Western Hemisphere

The tallest mountain in the Western Hemisphere. One of the 7 summits. The tallest mountain in…

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Aconcagua Expedition Gear and Equipment List

Aconcagua Expedition Gear and Equipment List

Heading to an extreme environment like Aconcagua for 2 weeks is no easy task. Having…

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Aconcagua Normal Route: How long does it take to climb Aconcagua?

Aconcagua Normal Route: How long does it take to climb Aconcagua?

How long does it take to climb Aconcagua? It depends if you take the polish…

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El Plomo Mountain- High Altitude, Low Technical Mountain Near Santiago, Chile

El Plomo Mountain- High Altitude, Low Technical Mountain Near Santiago, Chile

The El Plomo mountain (Cerro El Plomo) is a perfect "first" high altitude mountain. It…

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Awesome Mountains in Chile: Cerro Marmolejo, the southernmost 20,000+ft in the world

Awesome Mountains in Chile: Cerro Marmolejo, the southernmost 20,000+ft in the world

There are so many extraordinary mountains in Chile. Cerro Marmolejo is one of them, located…

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Volcano Climbing: Ojos del Salado in Chile and what I learned from not summiting

Volcano Climbing: Ojos del Salado in Chile and what I learned from not summiting

Climbing the Volcano Ojos del Salado in Northern Chile is a unique and memorable experience.…

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Volcano Climbing: San Jose Volcano in Cajon del Maipo Chile – A 19,000ft trip to the clouds

Volcano Climbing: San Jose Volcano in Cajon del Maipo Chile – A 19,000ft trip to the clouds

San Jose Volcano is a classic in the central Andes mountains, along with the El…

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What are Avalanches: Avalanches Facts and Rescue Tips

What are Avalanches: Avalanches Facts and Rescue Tips

Avalanches occur when a layer of snow collapses and slides downhill. No big surprise. Looking…

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Torres del Paine O Trek and Q Trek: The Ultimate Patagonia Trekking

Torres del Paine O Trek and Q Trek: The Ultimate Patagonia Trekking

Trekking Patagonia is some of the best in this entire world!! The Torres del Paine…

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Torres del Paine W Trek – Patagonia Hiking Magic

Torres del Paine W Trek – Patagonia Hiking Magic

Patagonia hiking is some of the best in this entire world. It feels near impossible…

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High mountains in Chile: Cerro Las Tortolas, my first 6000m / 20,000ft

High mountains in Chile: Cerro Las Tortolas, my first 6000m / 20,000ft

Cerro Las Tortolas, located in Northern Chile in the Andes Mountains on the border of…

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Cerro el Plomo – 5500m close to Santiago

Cerro el Plomo – 5500m close to Santiago

The big day arrived. When I first started getting into mountain climbing (the trekking kind),…

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El Morado, Cajon del Maipo

El Morado, Cajon del Maipo

About an hour outside the bustling and busy metropolitan city of Santiago sits an incredibly…

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Cerro Purgatorio

Cerro Purgatorio

Altitude: 2, 458 meters; 8,064 feet Incline: 1,671 meters; 5,482 feet Distance: 14.8 km; 9.2 miles Time:…

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Cerro Carbon

Cerro Carbon

Altitude: 1, 344 meters; 4,410 feet Incline: 676 meters; 2,218 feet Time: 2-4 hours round trip…

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