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Access PanAm is hiring a Chilean Regional Director – Apply now!

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ANNOUNCEMENT Access PanAm is hiring Regional Directors – Apply now! Acceso PanAm (APA) is hiring one Regional Directors to lead its programs in Chile. Acceso PanAm is a climber’s access and conservation organization dedicated to keeping climbing areas open and protecting the mountains and crags in all Latin America, from Mexico to Patagonia. The regional directors job is: To directly …

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Gaining Momentum – PWM 7th week

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The project continues to gain great momentum and support. The team has been able to get all of the wood to site with the help of Argentina Parques National (APN). After getting the foundation finished the base of he structure was added. Then a month and half of cutting, staining, and carrying wood took shape …

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Patagonia Waste Management – Trailer

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Our volunteer team has been on the ground building the toilet at Laguna Capri, Los Glaciares National Park, for almost two months now. Check out the trailer. Patagonia Waste Management – Trailer from Acceso PanAm on Vimeo.

Ventanas and Walls – Patagonia Waste Management

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The new year arrived with the good weather, a long “ventana” (a window of good weather), a Torre attempt, and walls. Acceso PanAm’s Executive Director, Kika Bradford, arrived and joined the team on the task to build the toilet. After portering the last of the wood-cuts to Capri, the team started and finished building the walls. …

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Off to a Great Start – the Patagonia Waste Management Project

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After two weeks in Patagonia, the volunteer team in El Chaltén, Parque Nacional Los Glaciares have made amazing progress in making the vermi-composting toilet. With the help of Alejandro and Arístides (Park employees), Rolo Garibotti, other National Park employees, and others in El Chaltén, the volunteers have made this project a reality. The chosen location …

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Doug Tompkins, Climber and creator of parks in Patagonia Doug Tompkins, the American climber and single-handed conservationist of more than two million acres across Patagonia, died on December 8, following a kayak accident in Argentina.

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Doug Tompkins, the American climber and single-handed conservationist of more than two million acres across Patagonia, died on December 8, following a kayak accident in Argentina. Doug Tompkins, the American climber and single-handed conservationist of more than two million acres across Patagonia, died on December 8, following a kayak accident on Lago General Carrera, on …

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Acceso PanAm’s New Project: Sustainability in El Chaltén

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Access PanAm’s Patagonia Waste Management seeks solutions for human waste in the Chaltén Massif and we need you support. GOAL: To find a sustainable, simple, inexpensive option to manage human waste in a location that is cold, remote, and has no septic systems or transport via helicopter sling loads. The team will be in  implementing a …

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Patagonia Waste Management Project

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Access PanAm’s Patagonia Waste Management seeks solutions for human waste in the Chaltén Massif and we need you support Chaltén is home to what is, arguably, the most sought out alpine climbing area in the world. The aesthetic, inspiring Fitz Roy ridgeline along with Cerro Torre’s impressive, remarkable shape attract not only climbers, but hikers and …

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Access PanAm is hiring Regional Directors – Apply now!

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ANNOUNCEMENT Access PanAm is hiring Regional Directors – Apply now! Acceso PanAm (APA) is hiring Regional Directors to lead its programs in the Andes and Patagonia regions. Acceso PanAm is a climber’s access and conservation organization dedicated to keeping climbing areas open and protecting the mountains and crags in all Latin America, from Mexico to Patagonia. The regional directors job is: …

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New Educational Campaign in Brazil

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São Bento do Sapucaí climbers created a new educational campaign for the approaching season:  

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