Tag: Machu Picchu

Machu Picchu Lodge Trek Team tours Cusco

Hello friends and family! Today our team had a full day exploring historic and cultural sites around Cusco.  Our fantastic local guide, Carla, picked us up at the El Mercado hotel and we walked up cobblestone streets to the San Pedro market where we got a taste of local life. Outside the market the roads […]

Machu Picchu Lodge Trek Team meets in Cusco!

Hello friends and family! After a long day and night of travel our team arrived in Cusco, Peru and got settled into the El Mercado, a fantastically beautiful hotel near the Plaza de Armas. We met for lunch and got to know each other over delicious local cuisine. Our group consists of 6 Trekkers, myself […]

ALPINE ASCENTS BLOG

  • Baker Botany 101

    by Brooke Warren People often ask if it’s boring to climb the same mountain over and over again. Honestly, it doesn’t get boring, because the route is constantly evolving and it’s amazing to witness the life cycle off the flora and fauna throughout an entire season. While summiting a mountain is a laudable goal, it’s […]

  • Dear Alpine: Foggy Glacier Glasses

    Hey Alpine, My glacier glasses get so foggy when I’m hiking up the Muir snowfield that it’s like my eyeballs are in a sauna.  How can I beat the steam and get my visibility back?   Help! Sincerely, Blinded by the Exertion  *** Hi Blinded, We’ve all been there!   Heavy breathing and eyewear are not a match […]

  • Guide Skills: What’s in the Kit?

    By Trevor Husted As part of our Guide Skills Development Series, this next post focuses on the essential items to include in your first aid kit if you are guiding an alpine climb. Have you taken an opportunity to look into your med kit lately? Perhaps question why something is even in there or maybe […]

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