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March 16, 2015

Meet Your Guide For The Alpamayo Expedition (19,511 ft): Andres Marin

Andres grew up in Ibague, Colombia. His passion for guiding has allowed him to guide in all types of terrains, such as rock, alpine, skiing and […]
July 19, 2014

Alpamayo Summit July 19

Congratulations Andrés and Christel! ¡Felicidades! The team started climbing from High Camp around midnight last night and were the first on route. After climbing through the […]
July 17, 2014

Alpamayo Expedition July 17

Andrés phoned in this afternoon. Christel and him are doing terrific, both are feeling great. Christel is super strong and positive, so together they are an […]
July 16, 2014

Alpamayo Expedition July 16

Andrés and Christel are doing excellent en route to Alpamayo. They are at Base Camp (4,300m/14,100ft) feeling great. Today they did a carry to Moraine Camp […]
July 15, 2014

Alpamayo Expedition July 15

San Juan Mountain Guide’s second Alpamayo Expedition of the season is underway. Senior Guide, Andrés Marin is accompanied by the wonderful Christel Hennet. They arrived to […]
June 23, 2014

Ham ‘n Eggs & Shaken Not Stirred

Out Is A State Of Mind Alaska Range Trip Report by Frank Robertson This spring, SJMG Senior Guide Mark Miller and climbing guest Frank Robertson headed […]
January 25, 2014

Cotopaxi Express Dispatch #4

Successful Summit of Cotopaxi! I am happy to report that on Thursday night/Friday morning, 7 out of our 9 team members reached the summit of Cotopaxi. […]
January 20, 2014

Cotopaxi Express Dispatch #2

First Acclimatization Peak Complete Earlier today our team successfully completed a climb of Pasochoa – an extinct Volcano on the outskirts of Quito with an altitude […]
January 19, 2014

Cotopaxi Express Dispatch #1

Team Assembled in Quito Our 9 day Cotopaxi Express Expedition has begun with great success! First, all of our climbers arrived on time to Quito with […]
August 13, 2013

Alpamayo Expedition #2 Recap

Success on the French Direct SJMG Guide Andres Marin Our expedition was just incredible.  Every moment was just fantastic, in our journey to the top of […]
July 22, 2013

Alpamayo Expedition #2 Back at Basecamp

Pachamanca Time! We wanted to let everyone know that the team is safely back at basecamp and enjoying some rest before the final push back to […]
July 22, 2013

Alpamayo Team #2 Summit!

Safely Back at High Camp Just got word that Alpamayo Team #2 summited yesterday and are safely back in high camp!  We will post a full […]
July 17, 2013

Alpamayo Team #2 Off and Running!

At Alpamayo Basecamp Our second Alpamayo Expedition of the season is underway and going very well. Everyone in the group arrived to Lima on time, with […]
July 15, 2013

Alpamayo Expedition #1 Recap

Alpamayo Summit Success! On Tuesday July 9th, we moved to high camp after a 3 day snow storm that had us tent bouded at Morraine Camp. […]
July 14, 2013

Alpamayo Team #1 Summit!

Back in High Camp Elias called to report that he and his two clients successfully summited Alpamayo and were back at high camp, preparing for the […]
July 10, 2013

Alpamayo Team Ready to Summit!

Established at Alpamayo High Camp Elias just called in with an update for their Alpamayo team.  After 3 days hunkered down at Moraine Camp due to […]
July 9, 2013

Alpamayo Expedition Updates

Progress Towards High Camp Elias and his team are making good progress on Alpamayo. On the 4th of July they checked in from basecamp, and were […]
July 2, 2013

Alpamayo Expedition Update #1

Alpamayo Expedition #1 Begins The team is finaly in the capital of Peruvian Andinismo! After a late arrival into Lima due to a flight cancellation out […]
January 19, 2012

A picture is worth 5897 meters.

January 16, 2012

Ecuador Update January 15

The team has been doing great and are through the first stretch of their acclimatization rotation and are now headed to the Jose Rivas hut on […]