International Mountain Day is the perfect time for us to spread the word about our commitment to mountain communities. We find mountains and highlands inspirational places to explore and we know there is remarkable potential in the power of travel to promote and protect these places. So, we are sharing our favorite mountain stories with you in […]
In honor of International Mountain Day this Dec. 11th, we’ve compiled a few of our best mountain climbing stories to share! Our hope is that they inspire you to climb to new heights, to ally with local communities to protect vital mountain communities, and share your mountain adventures with newcomers. So, from all of the […]
Need another reason to fall in love with Peru? The Cordillera’s are also rock climber’s paradise. Check out this video from the climbers in Huayllay District.
Nathan Heald and Edwin Espinoza tell the challenging tale of their climb up the south face of Nevado Tucarhuay. This story was originally featured in the American Alpine Club Magazine, Volume 58, Issue 90. Enjoy! “In 2013, Edwin Espinoza and I climbed the lower east summit (5,700m) of Nevado Tucarhuay (5,943m GPS). The main, western […]
The New Zealand Alpine Team has put together an awe-inspiring video documenting their successful climb to the top of Taulliraju, of the Cordillera Blanca. It’s an incredible accomplishment even to attempt this summit, so from all of us at Project Cordillera – congratulations! Only one question remains; who’s next?
A little trip through some of the world’s most famous mountains – as seen in animated form. Film by Al Boardman
Take a glimpse from the 2015 expedition to climb the huge East Face of Jirishinca in the Cordillera Huayhuash, Peru. Some really beautiful footage of the mountains and this crazy team of alpinists. Video by Hans Hornberger
Leading British climber Dave Macleod shows you how it’s done. Discover some basic ice climbing techniques, and – as he says – make sure you stay calm, collected and in control. Once you’ve got that down, you’re on to a winner, and you won’t look back. Video by Ellis Brigham.
New Year, New Adventures! Here’s a little film from last year’s climbing and hiking season down in Peru. We had an incredible few months in the Cordilleras Blanca, Negra and Huayhuash, working with some amazing guides as well as some incredible communities, NGOs, and others. We met so many incredible people and had some serious […]
Founder of The North Face, Conservacion Patagonica and the Foundation for Deep Ecology, the world lost a great man today. A true believer in the power and beauty of wilderness, Doug Tompkins has died after his kayak capsized in General Carrera Lake in Aysén region of Chilean Patagonia. He was 72. One of Project Cordillera […]