The Alpamayo Expedition had a terrific trip! They had great weather and good times. Their summit bid was successful and everyone is doing fine. Our sincere apologies for not posting the 28 & 29, we were out of service in the Teton NP attending a memorial for Gary Falk.
The team is arriving to Huaraz today (July 31). They travel to Lima tomorrow, and finally home the next day! Thank you for your patience & understanding. SJMG
The Alpamayo Team led by Andrés Marín is doing well. Today they are resting at High Camp (18,000 ft/5,485 m.) for tonight’s summit attempt. Wish them a safe journey up & down Alapamayo (19,512 ft./5,947 m.). They are in our thoughts!
Team Alpamayo is doing fantastic. They had a good, long day today moving from Moraine Camp (16,076 ft/ 4,900 m) to High Camp (ABC) at 18,164 feet/ 5,536 meters. The weather is great. Stay tuned for more on their progress.
The Alpamayo Team is doing great. Today they advanced to Moraine Camp (16,076 ft or 4,900 m.).
The Alpamayo Expedition is going great. Yesterday (July 23) the team did a carry from BC to Moraine Camp (16,076 ft or 4,900 m.) Today they took a rest day at Base Camp (14,107 ft. or 4,300 m.). Weather is beautiful and everyone is feeling good.
Received IN Reach Message from Andrés. The Team is doing great! Today they hiked to Base Camp (14,107 ft. or 4,300 m.) in the Arhuaycocha Gully, which overlooks the beautiful Lago Arhuaycocha. The weather is splitter and they are having a super fun time. Stay tuned for updates on their progress.
Our Alpamayo Expedition led by Andrés Marín, Brad Johnson & Alex Torres hit the trail from Cashapampa (11,237 ft.) this morning. They are hiking in on the Santa Cruz Trail and plan to camp at the Llama Corrals tonight. Stay tuned for trip updates as we receive word. We wish them a great journey in the Cordillera Blanca of the Peruvian Andes to climb Alpamayo (19,511 ft./5,947 m.).
All is well with the Alpamayo Expedition. The Team is relishing in their successful summit climb and fun expedition, enjoying the views today from Base Camp and relaxing. Tomorrow they will hike out to Cashapampa to head back to Huaraz. Day after tomorrow they fly to Lima. Trip reports to come after we interview the team. Thanks for following the progress of the Alapmayo Expedition numero uno!
Both teams successfully summited Alpamayo and have returned to Base Camp. Congratulations! It is great to have a positive experience up and down the mountain. We are stoked for you all! Tomorrow they will begin the hike out. Celebrations are in order.
Andrés and his team had a successful summit climb of Alapamayo (19,512 ft. / 5,947 m.) last night early this morning. Conditions are fantastic! They are back at ABC. Our lead Guide Alex will attempt a summit climb tonight with his team of climbers. Way to go guys! Wishing them a fun & safe journey.