Ausangante Trek

Our main objective in the two days we were back in Cusco was to get ready for the Ausangate climb. This included getting plenty…

Peruvian Peaks

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I took a deep breath of the thin 5,500m (18,000 ft) air, scanned the beautiful scene of jagged rocks, sparkling white snow and deep blue glacier ice around me and slowly became more comfortable in my thought that we would not reach the peak. This is always a hard decision for any climber to make but when it’s the right thing to do, pushing against it can lead to very uncomfortable and sometimes disastrous situations.

Climbing with a Legend

After this weekend, I was still on high for the week. It was great to meet and go climbing in the Wolgan Valley with…