Many options for hiking near Quito, Ecuador. Nearly everything is high altitude but after a couple days in the city your body acclimates. Most can be done without guides and are easily reached on public transit or taxi.
Climb Cotopaxi Summit in Ecuador
Training and Summiting Cotopaxi Mountain at over 19,000 feet (5897m) elevation in Ecuador, South America. What you need to know, how to train and where to start.
Climbing Mt. St. Helens Summit
Attempts and success´ of hiking up to the summit of the active Mt. St. Helen´s volcano in Washington State (USA). How to add this to your list and fulfill it.
Ironman Taupo 70.3 Triathlon (New Zealand)
Racing Ironman New Zealand in the 70.3 distance in Taupo. Such an amazing energetic race that came with many great surprises for me. Part of training for my first Ironman 2019.
A new distance, 5km SWIMMING! (Barbados)
Newest challenge…5000m open water swim. I headed to Barbados Open Water Festival and discovered more of the interesting Caribbean island. Learning a lot in a swimmers world and overcoming anxiety in water.
Ironman Pucon 70.3 Triathlon (Chile)
My first 70.3 Ironman triathlon. Pucon, Chile. Hiking Volcan Villarrica to celebrate. What an experience!
Nicaragua, Land of Lakes and Volcanos
Nicaragua is a Central American gem needing further exploration. Volcanos galore!
Animales – Galapagos Islands (Ecuador)
Galapagos, one of the most unique islands in the world. It is so amazing to be this close to so many rare animals. Totally worth a visit.
Volcanolandia – Pucon (Chile)
My short weekend trip to Chile’s volcano region, Pucon, and the adventures encountered there.