Guide Staff

    Dylan Cembalski

    Dylan C Ipi
    Guide: Washington, Alaska, International

    Paul Koubek

    Koubek 1
    Guide: Kilimanjaro, International, Alaska

    Victor McNeil

    Mcneil Sm
    Guide: Washington, Alaska, International

    Stuart Robertson

    Robertson Sm
    Guide: International, Washington, Alaska

    The trip was highly enjoyable. Good mix of touring and experiencing the local culture, as well as preparing and executing objectives. Our guide was highly knowledgeable and capable. His guiding experience and ability to make well-informed decisions on the mountain inspired confidence. The program is perfect as is. I’d recommend it to friends.

    High camp on Izta at the Otis Mcallister hut
    Final push on the summit ridge of Orizaba
    Looking over the Valley of Mexico and Mexico City from high camp on Izta
    Alpine Ascents Mexico Volcanoes
    Photo: Mario Simoes
    Alpine Ascents Mexico Volcanoes
    Photo: Mario Simoes
    Summit ridge of Izta
    Street artist in Cholula, Mexico
    The Aztec calendar on display at the Museum of Anthropology in Mexico City
    Climbers on a day hike to acclimate near Izta
    High camp on Izta at the Otis Mcallister hut
    Summit ridge on Izta with Popo in the background
    Early morning sunrise with Orizaba castings its shadow
    Looking down the summit ridge of Orizaba
    Architecture in Mexico City
    Mesoamerica artifacts at the Museum of Anthropology in Mexico City


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