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


  • What to bring in your Toiletry Kit

    By Brooke Warren You’ve probably seen “toiletry kit” on the packing list for your upcoming trip, but maybe you aren’t sure exactly what it should contain. When mountaineering, it’s a balance between weight and function, because the less weight you carry, the easier it will be to get to camp, and to the summit. So […]

  • Women’s-Specific Climbing Tips

    It’s Not Awkward, It’s Reality As adults, we’ve got our bathroom & “private part” habits down. We know how to keep ourselves comfortable, clean, and efficient. But what happens when we step into the backcountry for the day? For several nights? For a month-long expedition? For those heading into the backcountry with a female anatomy, […]

  • Gear Review: Fozzils Bowls

    By Mike Hawkins It has been a long day – one of the most demanding climbing days you have ever experienced. Your legs are wrecked. Your back is sore and you have small bruises on your hips from your hipbelt. You have sunscreen caked into every nook and cranny, but even that didn’t keep you […]

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