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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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el chalten: viento… mucho viento!

We saw the above title (“El Chalten: wind, … , lots of wind!”) on a local climber’s t-shirt and it pretty much sums up a good deal of the Chalten experience.  The town was founded only 25 years ago by … Continue reading

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dos refujios: frey y jacob

Our first weekend here, we headed out on a hike in the nearby mountains. The first day, we trekked up four hours to Refujio Frey, at the base of Frey Mountain, a popular trad climbing spot. We don’t have trad … Continue reading

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first days in bariloche

We arrived in Buenos Aires in early January and spent a few days checking out the city. In many ways, BA reminded us of a smaller, more spread-out NYC…with more of a European influence. As expected, the language barrier made … Continue reading

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