I didn´t climb any mountains after Arteson, so dispatch 5 ends here! No kidding! SURFING AND MOUNTAINS I got back to Huaraz to try to climb a few more mountains after my first week at the beach, but the season was clearly over for me (and for many people as well, very bad… Read more »
In the 2013 season 3 Brazilians opened a new route on Fitz Roy, called “Samba do Leão” and graded 6c+ 1400m, 30 pitches, and eventually nominated for a 2014 Piolet D´Or. Watch here.
Welcome to a new dispatch, courtesy of Sex Burger in Huaraz. Huaraz is a bad city for climbers. As Nacho says, its bars suck away your money, give you a hangover and make you lose focus on the actual climbs. I cannot deny any of this and in fact, as we say in Brazil “the… Read more »
Here we go for a decent post about this trip, vacation, gap year or whatever one calls it. Yes, it´s an El Niño year and I only got to know about it a few weeks before I left, but that didn´t make me change my plans. Positive thinking all the way, and by the way… Read more »
Someday I’ll climb there just to get my humility back. Alpine Climbing in the Central Alaska Range from Braden Downey on Vimeo. The Alaska Range – Mooses Tooth – Shaken Not Stirred from Ephay on Vimeo. Mt. Foraker via the Sultana Ridge, Alaska Range, 2011 (V6) from damntall on Vimeo.
PROLOGUE “You came all the way here to climb? Really?” I’ve heard that quite a few times. Foreign people tend to look at me in disbelief when they realize there’s a female from Brazil in front of them, and she’s not dancing samba, instead, she claims she’s there to climb. Yup, that’s… Read more »
Cordillera Blanca trip report in english (as well as other posts). In the meantime, you can sallivate on this: Chacraraju as seen from moraine camp on Yanapaccha.