On Challenge and Defeat: the cursed week in El Chalten

7 days in town and we only got out for about 20 hours. 😦 Let's take a step back for a minute. Let me try to explain why we were so excited to be here in the first place. A brief history of the climbing Capital of the world: El Chalten, Santa Cruz Province, Argentina. … Continue reading On Challenge and Defeat: the cursed week in El Chalten

Penguins in Ushuaia!

A gentoo penguin on Martillo Island If you want to see some cute pictures of penguins please keep on reading this post. On Monday the 15th, myself, Emil, and Peter went on a walking with penguins tour in Ushuaia. It was incredible. This is the only guided trip I think we will do this trip, … Continue reading Penguins in Ushuaia!

Climbing Aconcagua via the 360 route (Vacas Valley)

Our friends and instructors, thanks Tyler and Tim. This is my day by day description of climbing Cerro Aconcagua, the tallest peak outside of Asia at 22,841 feet. Emil and I were climbing with Alaska Mountain Guides. We had two amazing instructors, Tim and Tyler. For the last month and a half Emil and I … Continue reading Climbing Aconcagua via the 360 route (Vacas Valley)

First Ascent of Nevado Humantay South (5455m) with Sky High Andes 

Before I start to write about this CRAZY adventure I first want to give a huge shoutout to our guide, Nate Heald from Sky High Andes. Nate spent a hour and a half with us at his house last month picking the perfect climb for us. Nate really catered to us and talk us through … Continue reading First Ascent of Nevado Humantay South (5455m) with Sky High Andes