Project Cordillera specialises in unique and meaningful expeditions to remote mountain areas of Peru. As a team, we have extensive experience in expedition planning throughout South America and beyond, as well as a bunch of know-how in terms of getting exciting expeditions funded. Here are 5 key tips to help garner support for your expedition […]
Watch Jesper Tjäder and Emma Dahlström as they go on an adventure through Peru and Ski on the slopes of one of the highest sand dunes in the world. Courtesy of GoPro
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 […]
Mateo, an extreme sports participant and avid mountaineer, was responsible for taking our small group of adventure seekers to the Pacific Coast of Colombia. On the very edge of some of the world’s most impenetrable jungle lies the state of Chocó, Colombia. This municipality stretches along the west coast of the country and is 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?
Lakes are great tourism destinations, not to mention essential water sources for mountain ecosystems! Perú is a wonderful destination for exploring lakes; it has over 12,000 lakes and lagoons, including Lake Titicaca, the largest freshwater lake in South America. Lake Titicaca is the birthplace of the sun according to Andean mythology and was created by massive […]