Peru/Bolivia/Ecuador Aug 21-Sept 10
Posted by Garon Coriz on Apr 21, 2010
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Dates: Aug 21, 2010 through Sep 10, 2010
City or Place: Peru/Bolivia/Ecuador
Skill Level: Intermediate
Categories: Hiking, Ice Climbing, Mountaineering, Rock Climbing, Social
Partner Status: Want Partners
I'm going to Peru for a medical expedition aimed at crossing some passes near Macchu Picchu and delivering healthcare to high villages. It lasts from August 7 to August 21, which gives me a few weeks to kick it before med-school restarts on Sept 13. I heard Peruvian peaks are slightly out-of-season during that time unless you're lucky so I was thinking of going to Bolivia or Ecuador for whatever I can get even if it be difficult like Illimani. I'm looking for someone to meet up with so we can enjoy some of the high summits of South America.
I learned to ice climb this winter in Ouray and also did Orizaba and Iztaccihuatl in Mexico. I'm doing a couple more 14ers in Colorado in a couple weeks as well as living in Taos in July with 3+ full days/week dedicated to mountains and dry tooling. The medical expedition has us crossing 15,000' passes so I'll be prepared physically.
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