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Partnerships Manager: Apply Now to Join Our Team

Partnerships Manager – Job Description Full or Part-Time Staff Position 1 Month Trial Period – Long-Term Engagement Based in Medellin, Colombia Overview: Managing the development of both commercial and sustainability partnerships and client development processes, the main tasks of this role will involve liaising with partners across Latin America as well as managing client facing […]

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Our Favourite Images from 2016

It’s hard to believe 2016 has been and gone already. It’s been a strange one, no one can deny that. But, we’ve worked hard this year and it’s paid off; 2016 was another successful year for us at Project Cordillera. With another excellent season under our belt and new potential adventure spots within our sights for […]

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Latin America Adelante! – London – Part 1

On the morning of November 26th I attended the 12th annual conference of the solidarity campaign, ‘Latin America Adelante!’ at Congress House in London. Featuring contributions from over 50 campaigners, politicians, trade unionists, journalists and academics, from Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, Cuba, Ecuador, Nicaragua, Venezuela and the UK, the day would be covering development, climate issues and […]

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La Esfinge – Big Wall Climbing in Peru

“For Max, its already the 4th time coming back to Huaraz in Peru. The sharp snow covered peaks and the wild and gorgeous landscape of the Cordillera Blanca is worth a lifetime of climbing and mountaineering.” This film follows a team’s attempt at climbing Route del 85′ at the Esfinge Wall, 5325m high in the Peruvian […]

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Participatory Photography Project | PART 1

A vital part of our business approach here at Project Cordillera involves reaching out to the local community in order to deliver a sustainability model that works in their best interest. We don’t pretend to know more about the mountains than the indigenous population of the Ancash region, we treasure the knowledge the local people […]

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Pachamanca in the Andes | An Ancient Incan Tradition

Waiting patiently for our meal to be prepared, I sat with friends and watched Peruvian cholitas toil over baskets of potatoes in the morning sun. Young men stood stoking burning rocks in a hole in the ground – a smell followed of something, not fowl in nature, but of a pungency so unusual and bitter […]

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Sustainability Impacts | Part 3 | Environment

Mountains are a source of livelihood, sustenance, and inspiration. However, they have important ecosystems that are hugely susceptible to human impact. But we believe there are ways to explore them that are mutually beneficial. Your journey ensures mountains flourish and remain the beautiful places that inspire us today. Without mountains, there wouldn’t be the incredible adventures, beautiful cultures, and […]

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Sustainability Impacts | Part 4 | Economic Development

Rural mountain communities are often excluded from economic wealth generated by their own natural and cultural resources. Our adventures combat this by promoting local skills and employment. This investment means jobs and economic benefits are kept local and that communities are empowered to see tourism as a legitimate force for improving their own economic wealth. Travel with Project Cordillera […]

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Sustainability Impacts | Part 2 | Education

Education is key for a better future; mountains and the great outdoors more generally provide one of the most incredible classrooms. They inspire us at every turn and encourage a sense of adventure and discovery. Our expeditions provide traditional education and lifelong learning opportunities for local residents, which drives positive community change and especially supports […]

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Project Cordillera’s Catalyst Program: Communications Officer

Overview: Supporting our media, digital, and campaign work, the Communications Officer’s main tasks will involve crafting and pitching stories to the media, creating engaging campaign content, writing copy for editorial, web, and social media, and liaising with stakeholders. We are looking for someone who is full of ideas, creative, displays excellent writing skills, and has […]

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