Huayna Potosí (6,088-m) via Ruta Normal (Alpine Grade: AD)

  Huayna Potosí is a 6,088-meter (19,974-foot) mountain in the Cordillera Real of Bolivia. Situated a mere 15 kilometers from the city of La Paz, it has been called the most accessible 6,000-meter peak in the world. That being said, the normal (and easiest) route holds a UIAA rating of … Continue reading…

Cordillera Quimsa Cruz: Trekking

  The Cordillera Quimsa Cruz (a mixed Aymara-Spanish name meaning ‘Range of the Three Crosses’) is a largely undiscovered realm of magnificent 5,000-m+ mountains located in the Bolivian Andes. Its western slopes are covered in thick ice-sheets, while its eastern slopes are carved by deep valleys that drain to the … Continue reading…