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Checking in from the Condor's Nest on Illimani, Bolivia. MM Collection
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January 28, 2015

Ecuador School

Ecuador school is now done with four days of training and heading back up to Cayambe yesterday for the climb. With their new skills they will work their way up the glaciers of Cayambe in the wee hours of the night.

There is still an opportunity to join MM in February for a school or summit climbs if you already have expereince. Then things simmer down a bit during the rainy season and start back up again in late May or early June. Stay tuned for an update for the team in the meantime!


December 31, 2014

"All is great in Ecuador!"

MM guide Juliana reported in from the Ecuador School and Volcanoes Expedition to say all is great in the Andes of Ecuador! 


April 29, 2014

'Trek & Mountain Magazine' Highlights Mountain Madness in Ecuador

The February 2014 issue of 'Trek & Mountain Magazine' features a wonderful article about mountain climbing in Ecuador with photos from previous Mountain Madness trips as well as top billing in the "Who to go with" section.  British author and mountain guide Alun Richardson takes readers on a trip he led to Ecuador's Avenue of Volcanos at the end of last year.


March 2, 2014

Getting Primed for Climb in the Ecuador Climbing School

Today, we came down from Cayambe after four days of an intense Ecuador Mountaineering School. This time, Liina, a dentist from Finland, and John, an engineer from Oregon, joined our trip. They came not just for the opportunity of attempting three of the highest volcanoes in Ecuador, but also to learn the fundamentals for enjoying the mountains with safety.


November 19, 2013

Huaorani Ecolodge Renovated for Sustainability

Our partners in the Ecuadorian Amazon have recently completed some renovations to the Huaorani jungle lodge that are not only going to make your stay extremely enjoyable, but have also contributed to the stabilization of the ecologically threatened region and bring positive changes to the area.

Guests will be able to observe the sustainable manner in which recent renovations were accomplished. The dining room roof, for example, was reconstructed using durable materials that replaced the former thatched roof that had a short shelf life. [+] READ MORE