Mountain Leader- Quito
UIAGM/IFMGA Mountain Guide from Ecuador.
Alejo fell in love with the mountains in his early years as a boy scout, and became a proficient rock climber in his youth. Through these activities, he met the friends that helped him summit Ecuador's famed peak Cotopaxi at age 14. Since then, Alejo has spent countless days in the mountains and has shared this love with many aspiring climbers.
He has climbed in Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, Bolivia, Argentina and recently did some serious alpine climbing in the Alps as part of his training to obtain his UIAGM certification. Alejo is the second Ecuadorian guide to achieve full UIAGM certification, one of very few US-certified Wilderness Emergency Medical Technicians (WEMT), and a certified member of the ASEGUIM.
He also works as a climbing, rescue, and outdoor medicine instructor. He enjoys traveling, hiking, scuba diving, running and is a pretty darned good cook.
10-day Multi-sport adventure tour in Bolivia: Tiwanaka, Lake Titicaca, Copacabana, Isla del Sol and the Cordillera Real
The Salkantay trek from Cusco, the less traveled path to Machu Picchu (9 days)
9-day Guided trek in the Cotopaxi National Park in Ecuador, near Quito
9-day Inca Trail trek to Machu Picchu with porters from Cusco, Peru
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