Category: Mountain Life

Climbing Manaslu – 1 month update

Climbing Manaslu – 1 month update

I’m one month into training for climbing Manaslu and her 8156 meters / 26,759 feet.…

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4 tips to start climbing

4 tips to start climbing

Before you start climbing, it's important to know what kind of climbing you would like…

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Mount Manaslu: Preparing for my first 8000 meter mountain

Mount Manaslu: Preparing for my first 8000 meter mountain

“Great opportunities don't come everyday -- recognize and seize them with every chance you get.”…

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Cerro Provincia: Great trekking in Santiago

Cerro Provincia: Great trekking in Santiago

Cerro Provincia stands at 2.750 meters / 9022 feet and takes between 8-10 hours to climb.…

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Aconcagua Guide and Mountain Guide Recommendations

Aconcagua Guide and Mountain Guide Recommendations

Going to the mountain with a local guide not only makes your summit much more…

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Aconcagua Climb- How much does it cost to climb Aconcagua?

Aconcagua Climb- How much does it cost to climb Aconcagua?

All Aconcagua climb / summit permits need to be done in person in the city…

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A Complete Guide to Climbing Aconcagua

A Complete Guide to Climbing Aconcagua

There is a lot to take into consideration when climbing Aconcagua! How much does it…

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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 Chile & a reflection on not summiting

Volcano Climbing: Ojos del Salado Chile & a reflection on 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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