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Jose Luis Peralvo

Jose Luis Peralvo

Guide: International

Jose Luis has been a mainstay of our South America guiding staff for more than a decade, and is one of the most respected guides around. He is an International Federation of Mountain Guides Associations (IFMGA- UIAGM) fully certified guide. Jose was also the Director of the Ecuadorian Mountain Guides Association (ASEGUIM) Mountain Guide and Rescue School. He has an impressive seventeen years guiding for Alpine Ascents International and countless climbs in the Andes of Ecuador, Peru and Bolivia, French and Swiss Alps and Dolomites in Italy. Jose’s delightful manner makes him one of our most well-loved guides. He was the second Ecuadorian to summit Mount Everest as a part of our successful 2002 expedition and summited for the second, third and fourth time as a member of our 2005, 2008, and 2012 guide team! Jose Luis currently leads our Bolivia, Peru and Ecuador Expeditions.

15-year

Significant Ascents

Nepal: Everest: South Col Route. 3 ascents (2002, 2005 and 2008).
Ecuador: Cotopaxi : 300+ ascents. Outer crater circuit. Inner ring circuit. Spanish-Ecuadorian Route.
Chimborazo: Traverse (Integral). Sun Ridge (Arista del Sol-Northeast Ridge). Thielmann Glacier Direct Route.
Altar: Obispo – North Face Route (attempt).
Antizana: Pico Sur – Figure S Route.
Iliniza Sur: La Rampa Route. Southeast Ridge Route. East Ridge Route (Celso Zuquillo Route).
Peru: Artesonraju: Southeast Face.
Alpamayo: Ferrari Route.
Huascaran.
Bolivia: Ancohuma Traverse.
Illampu – Pico Schulze Traverse
Yacuma Needle Goulotte Direct Route
Pico Schulze: Carahullos’ Route (North Ridge-new route).
Huayna Illampu Subsidiary Peak: Northwest Ridge.
Pequeño Alpamayo: Directisima Southeast Face Route.
Piramide Blanca: Southwest Face/West Ridge Route.
Illimani.
Huayna Potosi: Old Glacier Variant
Alpes Franceses: Aiguille Verte: Couloir Couturier.
Triangle Mont Blanc du Tacul: Via Contamine-Negri
Tour Ronde: Couloir Gervasutti.
Mont Blanc Traverse.
Trad Climbs (Multipitch):
Bolivia – Quimza Cruz: Tenazas: Awicha TD 6a. Cuernos del Diablo: Classic TD 6a+, Off-With Direct TD+ 6b+. Jardin Porotos: Left Hand Wall 6a. Akapana 6a.
Italy – Dolomites: Rosengarten Group, Vajolet Towers, Winkler Tower.
Ecuador – Cojitambo: Capac-Ñan 6b. Quinceañera 6a+
Sport Rock Climbs: Arco, Lago di Garda, Dolomites (Italy). Frankenjura (Germany). Les Gaillands Chamonix (France). Aranjuez, Viscachas (Bolivia). Sigsipamba, Santa Clara, Cuyuja, Cojitambo, Guagua Pichincha, Acantilado San Juan (Ecuador).

Certifications

International Federation of Mountain Guides Associations IFMGA-UIAGM Guide
Ecuadorian Mountain Guides Association ASEGUIM Guide-Instructor
Wilderness First Responder/CPR
Leave No Trace Master Educator
Mountain Guiding Course. Ecole Nationale de Ski et Alpinisme ENSA. Chamonix-Mont Blanc. France.
Rock Climbing Course. Deutsche Alpenverein DAV Sektion Oberland. Munich-Germany.
Architect . Central University of Quito-Ecuador.

ifmga

Besides Colorado 14ers, I have only climbed twice, with Alpine Ascents in Chamonix and again in Ecuador. Both trips were excellent. Ecuador guides were really great. Safety awareness was always evident.

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