Category Archives: peru

wild and wonderful huayhuash

With a two-week break from school for Fiestas Patrias holidays, Ana and I decided to hike the Huayhuash (pronounced why-wash) trek, which took us seven days. Being the more hard-core of the duo, Ana needed some convincing to go with … Continue reading

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soroche in ishinca

Since Huaraz IS a mountaineering town, I decided to attempt a mountain summit. We chose Ishinca, considered an easy mountain in the Cordillera Blanca. And I’m sure any mountaineer who reads this will laugh at my newbie account of the … Continue reading

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report from up north: the almost-but-not-so-impossible-wall

Steve and co have just posted an account of their climbing epics in Greenland. Aye mamita–I am without words! Steve starting up their 9-day-on-the-wall climb Oh what a view! Meanwhile, this much-less-hardcore half of the Stangie duo is leaving Sunday … Continue reading

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chevre perú: finding my way in huaraz

I’ve now been in Huaraz, Perú for one month. And I know the next two months here are going to fly by. My first few days were a little blurry–I was fresh off of about 30 hours of travel to … Continue reading

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arrived to huaraz // sailing south of greenland

I arrived yesterday morning to Huaraz, Peru. The area feels like a mix of lots of places we’ve loved (Patagonia, Mexico, and…strangely Yangshuo, China). I’m relieved to have made it here in one (very tired!) piece and excited to find … Continue reading

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