Step up your adventure in Patagonia!

Step up your adventure in Patagonia!
We love getting updates from our travelers in the field. Keiko, a Wildland alumni currently on our Hiker's Patagonia Adventure , sent us this epic photo from Fitz Roy in Los Glaciares National Park. Her reaction is the same one I had the first time I saw Fitz Roy peek out from under a blanket of cloud cover – an overwhelming feeling of wonder at th...
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6 Ways to Experience the Glaciers of Patagonia

6 Ways to Experience the Glaciers of Patagonia
I will always remember the first time I laid eyes on the Perito Moreno glacier. I had seen a lot of glaciers by this point in my life and visiting the Perito Moreno seemed more like checking a box than anything else.  After driving to the port, we boarded a boat and sailed off towards the front of the glacier.&nbs...
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Glacier Trekking in Patagonia: Viedma vs Perito Moreno

Glacier Trekking in Patagonia: Viedma vs Perito Moreno
There are few places in the world that offer such easy access to glaciers as Patagonia. With some of the largest glaciers in the world the fact that you can boat to, fly over, and even walk on these glaciers is incredible. Glacier trekking is a unique way to see these forces of nature from an entirely different vantage point. In Argentina, there ar...
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Phobjikha Valley and the Black Necked Crane Festival

Phobjikha Valley and the Black Necked Crane Festival
​ Bhutan is unique in so many ways but two areas where it really stands out are festivals and environmental conservation. The Black Necked Crane Festival is the perfect intersection of these two and is one of our favorite celebrations in Bhutan here at Wildland. Nestled in the inner Himalayas at about 3000m (9,840ft) above sea level, Phobjikha is a...
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How to Train Last Minute for a Big Adventure

How to Train Last Minute for a Big Adventure
Several months ago my co-workers and I decided to climb Washington's tallest peak, Mt. Rainier, which stands at 14,416'. Our goal was to use this climb to fundraise to bring solar power to five schools in Nepal that were devastated by the 2015 earthquake. I'm a very active person and have climbed some tall peaks, but climbing Mt. Rainier was by far my biggest objective to date. On top of that, my fellow co-workers are incredible athletes with a lot more experience in mountaineering and I wanted to make sure I could compete. My goal was to keep up my normal routine, and then train hard for the last two months before the climb. Unfortunately, I just didn't have extra time to start my training in June, so when July 1st came around, I knew I had to step up my game . Here is an outline of the five...
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