Tag: Great Peaks of Peru

Peaks of Peru 2019 – Team Summits Ishinca!

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Peaks of Peru 2019 – Check In Aug 12

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Peaks of Peru 2019 – Catch Up of 2019 Expedition So far!

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Peaks of Peru 2017 – Team Pictures from Pisco Oeste Climb

Pisco Oeste Climb – Pictures The Peru Team would like to share with you some pictures from their successful Pisco Climb. These fantastic views are considered by many climbers to be the best in the White Range. Enjoy! Sunrise. The … Continue reading

Great Peaks of Peru Team is on top of Pisco Oeste!

Great Peaks of Peru Team has returned from the summit of Ishinca

Great Peaks of Peru Team is currently on the Summit of Mt. Urus Este

Great Peaks of Peru Team has been enjoying acclimatization hikes!

Peru Climbing Team Views the Huarapasca Glacier

Hi family and friends, The team continued their acclimatization process today hiking up to the beginning of the Huarapasca glacier (16,283 feet) where they had a climbing school session reviewing basic climbing techniques and glacier travel skills. During the drive … Continue reading

Peru Climbing Team Acclimates in the Peruvian White Range

THE ALPINE ASCENTS TEAM ACCLIMATES IN THE PERUVIAN WHITE RANGE Hello family and friends, The team has arrived to the town of Huaraz (10,137 feet), located at the foot of the majestic White Range. Team members Amy, Sharon, John and … Continue reading

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