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.
Wishing our Alpamayo Expedition a wonderful climb tonight! The weather is looking good and the team is feeling great.
The Alpamayo Expedition is doing excellent. The weather is beautiful. Today they moved to Advanced Base Camp (18,000 ft /5,485 m.) The plan is to rest tomorrow and head for the summit tomorrow night. Wishing them a fun and safe climb of Alpamayo 19,512 ft. (5,947 m.) and back down. Stay tuned as we receive updates from them.
Our Alpamayo Expedition team is doing great. Today they traveled to Moraine Camp (16,076 ft or 4,900 m). The weather has been variable with some rain & snow. Hoping that it clears for the duration of the trip. Best to the team as they continue upwards, tomorrow the plan is to go to Advanced Basecamp or Col Camp at 18,000 ft. Stay tuned for updates.
Heard from the Alpamayo Team. They are doing great. Yesterday they enjoyed a rest & acclimatization day hanging out & walking around the beautiful Lago Arhuaycocha. Today they did a carry up to Moraine Camp (16,000 ft. or 4,875 m.) and are now back at Base Camp for the night. All is well, they are getting acclimatized and feeling good. Tomorrow the plan is to advance to Moraine Camp.