Posts Categorized: Death

PREFACE/2015/PROLOGUE

I questioned myself several times if I should write a wrap up of 2015 or not. It seems like I didn’t do anything really relevant climbing wise after such and eventful 2014, so what would be the point? I’ve done some cool routes here in the Alps but there are far more and better written… Read more »

CHAM LIFE, 2.5 MONTHS IN

IT STOPPED RAINING! I´d love to be able to write a post with at least a few dozen climbs, but unfortunately that is not how this will go. Since I am sponsored by no one less than myself, I have to produce myself the funds to live the lifestyle, and in May and June that… Read more »

CORDILLERA BLANCA 2014 – DISPATCH 4

Hello lazy people killing time at work! Welcome to a new dispatch! So far July has been a month of long approaches, great partnership, insomnia, World Cup and some tense moments in Parón valley. I´ve hit the 2 month mark of climbing non stop with few rest days in between, which means I am exhausted,… Read more »

COLE

On Sunday, July 13th, I left Huaraz with Craig, Tomas and Vicente towards Parón valley. Craig and I would climb Arteson´s SE face and then Piramide´s NW face, Tomas and Vicente would stick to the first one. Upon arrival in base camp we met John and Cole. Immediately after dropping our huge packs we headed… Read more »

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ON EVEREST 2014

I didn´t write anything on the Everest season because my opinion is very well rounded on it and I don´t feel a need to share it, but I just HAD to post this excerpt from this interview:   “Do you think any teams will climb the South Col route without Sherpa support this season? No,… Read more »

DEATH IN THE MOUNTAINS

Around this time of last year, I was avidly searching for news of a brazilian climber that went missing on Aconcagua. I didn´t know him in person, but we had created a virtual acknowledgment of each other since he tried to buy a down jacket from me in a Facebook classified community we were both… Read more »