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    Jose Luis Peralvo

    Peralvo Sm
    Senior Guide: International

    Jonathon Spitzer

    Spitzer Sm
    Senior Guide: International, Washington, Director of Operations

    Excellent trip along with very flexible itinerary. Jose Luis was outstanding, His foremost concern was the safety and well-being of the group. One of the safest and most skilled individuals I have ever met in the mountains!

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