Win a Trip in Ecuador
Win a Trip in Ecuador
Skiing across a fresh blanket of powder after three new feet of snow on Cotopaxi
Posted: Thursday, February 12, 2015

Alpenglow Expeditions is thrilled to partner with Alpenglow Sports to offer one lucky winner a free spot on our Ecuador Ring of Fire ski trip this June as the grand prize in a series of giveaways during Alpenglow Sports’ 2nd annual Mountain Festival.

Alpenglow's Ecuador team climbing the stairs of El Panecillo
Posted: Monday, February 9, 2015

Our February Ecuador expedition has begun! The team arrived in Quito on Saturday and began touring the city on Sunday morning. After visiting "The Magic Bean," Alpenglow's favorite breakfast place, they hopped on a bus and went to the Colonial part of Quito. They also began their acclimatization, climbing up to the towers of the "Basilica of the National Vow."

Incredible panorama of Camp on Aconcagua taken by Jaime Avila, Alpenglow Expeditions lead mountain guide
Posted: Tuesday, February 3, 2015

Alpenglow Expedition's first use of pre-acclimatization for an open-enrollment group outside of the Himalaya proved incredibly successful this January as 12 of 13 members stood atop the summit just ten days after leaving their homes and six days after being on the mountain

Clouds create an alpenglow over the mountain on Aconcagua
Posted: Monday, January 26, 2015

On Thursday, January, 22, Adrian and Gay flew into Mendoza, Argentina, after leaving their successful expedition in Antarctica where they reached the summit of Vinson Massif. They met Gay's daughter Camilla in Mendoza along with Alpenglow assistant guide Reuben Shelton.

Alpenglow Expeditions' photo of penitentes on Aconcagua
Posted: Friday, January 23, 2015

Our group expedition on Aconcagua has begun! Everyong was thrilled to fly into Mendoza and enjoyed the food and famed wine. The crew set out on their trek to Base Camp and arrived in BC on Wednesday, January 21. They stayed there for a rest day on Thursday and continued on to Camp 1 today. Chad and Jaime are guiding and have reported that the climbers are feeling well and are in good spirits - and they're really looking forward to the awesome adventure that lies ahead!