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Stories: Mexico

Mountain adventures create the best stories, and we want to share some of ours with you. Dive into Alpenglow Stories to stay up to date on expeditions in the field, read blogs, and get tips and tricks from guides.

Successful Summits On All December Expeditions

  ECUADOR CLIMBING SCHOOL (photos and text: Logan Talbott) Successful Cayambe Summit!  “On Friday we left the Refugio at midnight and made our way up the mountain. We had almost every sort…
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It’s Still Summit Season!

  Yesterday the Aconcagua Rapid Ascent team hiked up to Cerro Colorado (15,500′ / 4724m) just behind Base Camp. They enjoyed great views of the Polish Glacier and the South…
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International December Expeditions

Alpenglow Expeditions currently has three international expeditions taking place. We have one Rapid Ascent expedition on Aconcagua near Mendoza, Argentina (14 days), and also two climbing schools, one in Mexico (9…
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Summits on Ixta

This year’s Mexico group of 7 (including Adrian and Armando) attempted Ixta two days ago. 7 of 8 sumitted, one turned around. It was a great 14 hour push which…
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7 Summit Orizaba

The team is rushing to the airport right now, but we had 7 of 8 members of the team summit Orizaba on a clear, very cold day. It was a…
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The Alpenglow team in Mexico began their trip by exploring Mexico City, followed by a day of travel to the mountains. They went for an acclimatization hike today up to…
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All Summit Orizaba!

After enduring extraordinarily high winds on Ixta, the team was given a break with mere 50 mph winds on Orizaba! Although the gusts remained high, the skies were clear, and…
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