Chimborazo-Ecuador

Chimborazo-Ecuador

The sun began to set as I stood outside the climbers hut on Mt. Chimborazo. Fog rose from the landscape in strange swirls of mist. As the sun dropped below the horizon the mist turned flaming red with scarlet streaks that reached skyward from the burnt earth. It was as if a huge fire engulfed [...]

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Condoriri-Cordillera Real De Los Andes

Condoriri-Cordillera Real De Los Andes

Climbing….Day after day we worked our way up snow filled gullies. They would steepen, narrow and finally ending with sheer drop off into the next valley. Down we would retrace our steps to a flat area near our tent. Over the course of days we had made small tables and a sitting area from the [...]

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Dangerous Roads-Bolivia

Dangerous Roads-Bolivia

La Paz to Coroico (El Camino de la Muerte)  The mini bus choked and sputtered as we left La Paz. Every seat was filled.  I was crammed against the window as we drove out of the city, climbing higher into the thin air.  As we approached the 16,000 foot pass our driver reached out and [...]

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