Climbing Bolivia’s Mountains with Mountaineer Simon Yates

A new action-packed expedition in Bolivia’s mountains – the perfect mix of challenge and exploration

Long-standing World Expeditions trip leader Simon Yates will return to South America in 2020, on a new thrilling expedition that will aim to conquer five peaks in the breath-taking High Andes of Bolivia, amongst which are three above 6,000m. 

The new itinerary in Bolivia provides the perfect mix of challenge and exploration with five great climbing objectives – including the highest volcano in the country, the perennially snow-covered peak of Sajama (6542m), which is situated in the northern Cordillera Occidental. Following a sound acclimatisation schedule and two full days of alpine skills instruction, the group will commence climbing.
 

Summit five peaks in the breath-taking High Andes on this Bolivia expedition

Enjoying an al fresco lunch with the scenic Condoriri Valley as a backdrop |  <i>Anthony Bohm</i>
 
Despite being technically graded as ‘Intermediate Mountaineering Expedition’, the trip can also be joined by beginners with an excellent level of fitness and experience trekking at altitude (as a minimum).

Simon Yates first visited the country in 2012, when he led the inaugural departure of the Summits of Bolivia trip and has been keen to go back ever since.

About his upcoming Bolivia expedition, he said: 

I found Bolivia very special on my previous trip and I am really looking forward to the ascent of Sajama, which as well as being Bolivia's highest volcano, is also its highest peak.

In addition to the Cordillera Real, Bolivia has many high volcanoes, which is what makes this itinerary a trip like no other. In just three weeks you get the chance to climb three 6,000m volcanoes. This truly is an action-packed expedition!

Best known for his harrowing expedition in the Andes as documented in the award-winning ‘Touching the Void’ book, Simon Yates is one of the most accomplished mountaineers of his time. He has been at the forefront of exploratory mountaineering for over three decades and has successfully guided groups to the summits of peaks across the world, from Nepal (Ama Dablam, 6,856m) and Kyrgyzstan (Peak Lenin, 7,134m) to Alaska (Denali, 6,145m) and Argentina (Aconcagua, 6,960m).
 

Triple Peaks of Bolivia with Simon Yates 

Exclusive with World Expeditions. 20 days. 14 June – 3 July 2020. The trip includes accommodation, most meals, internal transfers, safety and climbing equipment and permits. Trip joins and concludes in La Paz.
                              
In addition to the new itinerary with Simon Yates, choose from more than 30 mountaineering expeditions, from Mont Blanc in the Alps to Aoraki/Mount Cook in New Zealand.
 
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