Category: Mountaineering

For a shower I use a 10L MSR water bag that gets nice and hot in the sun. From $49.95 on Amazon
Dan and Augustine on the summit, loving life 8

Mount Cameroon Summit – Day Hike

I collapse on the rocky ground, gasping for breath. As hard as I try, my lungs are unable to get the oxygen I desperately need. I am light headed, my legs are screaming, and...

The ever-visible Aconcagua 9

Aconcagua

I spend a few beautiful sunny days in relaxing Mendoza, before venturing out into the mountains once again. Parque Provincial Aconcagua contains the enormous mountain of the same name, which at 6,962 meters is...

Volcano Cotopaxi crater (tiny amount of smoke on left) 18

Cotopaxi Summit – 5,897 meters of Daring

Four months of watching excitedly as groups departed for the summit of Cotopaxi Volcano (5,897m/19,344ft) has not dulled my fascination in the least. Each and every time I’ve waited anxiously for their return and...

My ARB Air Compressor means flat tires are not a problem (I had 16 Alaska->Argentina!). From $516.95 on Amazon
My ARB Awning keeps the sun and rain off my cooking area. From $171.00 on Amazon