Aconcagua, Mendoza, Argentina
Elevation: 22,835 ft / 6,962 m
Aconcagua is the highest mountain outside of the Himalayas. Standing at 6,962 meters (22,835 ft), it is the second highest of the 7 summits and the highest point in both the Western Hemisphere and the Southern Hemisphere. It is located in the Andes mountain range, in the Mendoza Province, Argentina, and lies 112 kilometers (70 mi) northwest of its capital, the city of Mendoza.
Guatemala's most extreme mountaineering volcano trekking challenge. Climbers ascend the three most iconic volcanoes in the central area of the country within 48 hours via nontraditional routes. This is an extraordinary physically and mentally demanding challenge that cannot be taken lightly. December 18 of 2016 marked a very historic date for the mountaineering community in Honduras when seven members from FEHDME (Federación Hondureña de Deportes de Montaña y Escalada) completed such challenge successfully, making them the first pioneers out of Honduras to complete La Trilogía. Climbers ascended all three volcanoes:
Volcán Agua 12,340 ft / 3,760 m
Volcán Fuego 12,346 ft / 3,763 m
Volcán Acatenango 13,045 ft / 3,976 m
Pico de Orizaba, México
Elevation: 18,491 ft / 5,636 m
Located on the border between the states of Veracruz and Puebla, Pico de Orizaba is a dormant but not extinct stratovolcano. It is México’s highest mountain and the third highest in North America after Mt Denali in Alaska and Mt Logan of Canada. It is the second most prominent volcanic peak in the world after Africa's Mount Kilimanjaro.
Waiving my native Honduran flag at the summit of Mount Rainier. This was my second summit after my first summit back in July 11, 2015. This time I was thrilled to enjoy that nice clear skies 360 degree view.
Mount Rainier, Washington
Elevation: 14,411 ft / 4,392 m
Located 54 miles Southeast of Seattle in the state of Washington; Mt. Rainier is the highest mountain of the volcanic cascades. It is an active stratovolcano that is considered the most dangerous volcano in the world because of its large amount of glacial ice.
Mount Hood, Oregon
Elevation: 11,239 ft / 3,426 m
Located about 50 miles east of Portland, Oregon, on the border between Clackamas and Hood River counties; it is one of the most climbed glaciated peaks in North America. This mountain also called “Wy’east” by the Multnomah tribe, is an active stratovolcano in the Cascade Volcanic Arch of the northern Oregon.
Mount Shasta, California
Elevation: 14,179 ft / 4,322 m
Located in SISKIYOU county mount Shasta is a stratovolcano that last erupted in 1786. Mount Shasta is the second highest peaks of the cascades and is listed as the fifth of the fourteeners.
Pyramid Peak, Lake Tahoe CA
Elevation: 9,983 ft / 3,042 m
Pyramid Peak is located at the southern end of the Crystal Range, and it sits at an elevation of 9,983 feet. Pyramid Peak is the alpha peak in California's Desolation Wilderness Area. Named after its unmistakable shape, from a distance it looks like a huge granite pyramid. Pyramid Peak is a prominent Tahoe landmark, which can be seen from as far away as the Coastal Range, and on clear days it can be seen from Sacramento almost 100 miles away.
Making my ascend to the summit of Pyramid Peak, Lake Tahoe CA.
Mount Russell, California
elevation: 14,094 ft / 4,296 m
Located in the Sierra Nevada mountain range in the state of California, Mount Russell is the seventh highest peak of the fourteeners in the state of California. Climbing this summit requires a class 3 of alpine scramble via the East-ridge route.