Tag: Great Peaks of Bolivia

Bolivia Team Lucas – Illimani Summit!


Bolivia Team Lucas – Buenas Noches

Enjoy a photo of our base camp tonight on the lower slopes of Illimani. We are cozying up in our sleeping bags to rest before hiking to high camp tomorrow. (Photo credit goes to guide Victor Chana.)

Bolivia Team Lucas – Chachacomani Summit

Saludos! Team Lucas is checking back in after a successful summit of Chachacomani; a new summit for the team and a new peak for Alpine Ascents. We are resting in La Paz tonight and after a day in the city … Continue reading

Bolivia Team Lucas Advances to Chachacomani

Hi everyone! The members of Team Lucas are resting in cozy hotel beds in La Paz tonight after summits of both Pico Austria and Pequeño Alpamayo in the Condoriri region. The weather has been spectacular and the views have been … Continue reading

Bolivia Team Lucas Summits PEQUEÑO ALPAMAYO!


Bolivia Team Lucas Summits Pico Austria!


Bolivia 2018 – Introducing Team Lucas

Buenas noches y saludos! Today’s explorations began with a morning hike high above Copacabana. We then boarded our private boat and made a visit to the Isla de la Luna (Moon Island) and enjoyed a picnic lunch on the beach. … Continue reading

Bolivia 2018 Begins!

The entire Bolivia team arrived this morning (with all their luggage I might add!!). We spent the day exploring the city of La Paz, beginning our acclimatization, and riding the cable car system; La Paz’s unique form of public transportation. … Continue reading


  • Guide Trip Report: Denali Traverse

    by Sam Hennessey Climbing in the Alaska Range in late spring sometimes feels like stepping into another world. The endless daylight, and the sheer contrast of Denali towering over the rest of the state gives it an atmosphere like no other. For the last decade, Michael Gardner and I have stared down from the upper […]

  • Epic Climbs That Might Not Be on Your Radar

    ‘Twas the night before Rainier dates were released, when all through the land Many a climber was stirring, contemplating high altitude plans so grand Their crampons were placed in the gear bin with care In hopes to use them on Rainier in weather so fair My timer was set for the exact release time To […]

  • Dear Alpine Ascents: Backcountry Quilts

    Hey Alpine, I’m headed out to Washington in mid-September for a 6-day course (stoked) and I’ve been hearing a lot of great things about backcountry quilts.  Apparently all the cool-kid alpinists are using them.  Can I bring one on my course? Sincerely, Steve House in Training  Hi Steve House in Training, Thanks for reaching out […]

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