How to Pack Like a Pro

We’ve spent a lot of time living out of backpacks while trekking through back-country forests and wandering around cities. That translates to a lot of time and plenty of, sometimes frustrating, experiences understanding the necessities for a perfect trip. It’s taken us years to find our favorite items and pack like pros. So, whether you’re […]

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Nevado del Tolima

Bienvenidos a Colombia | Project Cordillera Launches in Colombia

Bienvenidos a Colombia! It seems like only moments ago that I wrote about the Evolution of Project Cordillera back in January 2016… Oh, how the time flies when you’re having fun! Over a year later, the progress we’ve made continues to snowball. We have more Partners, more opportunities, more people joining our community and more […]

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Colombia: Geography, History and Culture

Colombia is an unforgettable land of music, coffee, friendships, diversity and stunning landscapes. It’s not to be missed. While what you will find below is not comprehensive, but it is a good start for beginning to understand the country you are about to visit. If you need more Colombia travel information, be sure to look […]

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Jonas on Punta Union

Thin Air and a Steep Ascent: Santa Cruz Trek

Huaraz – starting point of several our expeditions to the Cordillera Blanca – is the capital of the Ancash region of Peru and my starting point for the Santa Cruz Trek. Unfortunately, back then I didn’t know about Project Cordillera and, in fact, I didn’t know a whole lot about trekking either. I was reading […]

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Development Officer | Medellin, Colombia

Project Cordillera: A Fast Growing Travel Startup and Social Enterprise 32 Hour role based in our office in Medellin, Colombia Project Cordillera, a travel startup and social enterprise, seeks excellent candidates for a Development Officer and Communication Officer role, both based in Medellin, Colombia. The paid internship covers living costs, training, a mentorship and support […]

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Communications Officer | Medellin, Colombia

Project Cordillera: A Fast Growing Travel Startup and Social Enterprise 32 Hour role based in our Medellin, Colombia Office Project Cordillera, a travel startup and social enterprise, seeks excellent candidates for a Development Officer and Communication Officer role, both based in Medellin, Colombia. The paid internship covers living costs, training, a mentorship and support for […]

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Peru and man viewing mountains

Peru: Geography, History and Culture

Before you embark on your trip to Peru, be sure to brush up on your geography, history and culture. And if you don’t already have a trip planned, you won’t want to miss our latest expeditions to this incredible, captivating country. Geography The Peruvian Andes offer a wide variety of environments. From massive glaciated peaks to […]

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Peru VREAM

Inside Peru’s Cocaine Valley

The Guardian tells the stories of the people at the heart of Peru’s cocaine valley from coca farmers to the widow of a drug dealer. Controlled mostly by Shining Path Maoist guerrillas, the valley has been consumed by conflict for over 15 years and only shows small signs of stopping.  

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Flooding, Mudslides and Burst Rivers Cause Havoc in Perú

Perú is suffering from extreme levels of rainfall – as much as 10 times the usual rainy season downpour (which is a LOT). The far North of the country, especially the region of Piura, as well as much of the Northwestern desert coast is affected, including parts of the capital, Lima, and other areas downstream. […]

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Drone Footage of Alpamayo

Some champion just took a drone to Alpamaya! Here you can see the final route up the Southwest Face, like never before! 🙂

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