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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.

Ecuador Team Going for a Summit

The Ecuador team spent a few hours training on the Cotopaxi glacier this morning, getting a pre-dawn start to make sure they got practice before any weather rolled in. So…
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Ecuador Team Practices Skill Training

The Ecuador team headed back to Cotopaxi today. They are going to spend Friday and Saturday on the glacier working on skills and they’ll stay at Tambopaxi lodge until their…
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Snowing on Cayambe

Our Ecuador team arrived at Cayambe yesterday and settled into the refuge at the base of the mountain. This morning they hiked to the glacier, which is when it started…
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Why Ecuador is the Perfect Place to Learn Basic Mountaineering Skills

Ecuador is the perfect place to learn basic mountaineering skills. Alpenglow’s team begins by climbing Cotopaxi, which at 19,347 feet, is the world’s highest active volcano. Alpenglow’s main goal for…
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