Mountain Legends Inc is a well established local mountain climbing company with 15 years of climbing experience in South America as well as customizing expeditions to your needs.
Our knowledgeable and well experienced guides will provide the best with quality service to achieve each individual personal goal safely and responsable. It is our responsability that our staff being an essential element must have the highest standards of leadership, discipline and instruction to act appropriately in case of any eventuality.
We maintain the vision of achieving serious, high quality guiding in wildnerness medical care and mountaineering instruction to assure you a successful expedition.
The UIAGM / IFMGA (Union Internacionale des Associations des Guides de Montagne) was developed to unify the different mountain guide associations around the world. It is the highest mountaineering qualification and the holder may instruct in all areas of mountaineering including ski mountaineering on and off piste, worldwide. An UIAGM/IFMGA guide is the only person that can guide or instruct professionally on glaciers or alpine climbs.
Accreditation provides a consistent and meaningful standard by which to judge the reliability and professionalism of a climbing service. It informs the general public and land managers that a program utilizes guides who are certified and that all guides in the program have received formal training appropriate to the terrain they guide.
The AMGA (American Mountain Guides Association) accreditation program was developed for guiding programs, schools and services to ensure the highest quality service available. AMGA which is a non-profit organization that seeks to represent the interests of American mountain guides by providing support, education, and standards. The AMGA accreditation program has been developed for guiding programs, schools and services. Certification in specific disciplines by the AMGA is the international standard for individual guides. The AMGA is the country´s only organization to offer a comprehensive training and certification program for mountain guides that is recognized by the International Federation of Mountain Guides Associations (IFMGA).
The SOLO Wilderness Medicine, Outdoor Leadership and Rescue course is the most widely recognized and most often required outdoor leader certification. The Wilderness First Responder course was first developed and taught by SOLO in the mid-1980's. Created to provide outdoor leaders, guides, and rangers with the knowledge needed to deal with crises in remote settings, this 80-hour certification course meets DOT National Standards for First Responder with additional protocols for extended-care situations. Like all SOLO programs, the emphasis of the WFR is on prevention and decision-making. The SOLO WFR addresses the issues of medicolegal concerns, bloodborne pathogens and infectious diseases. The Patient Assessment System, the foundation of the course, trains students to determine what is going on with backcountry patients. Other sessions provide instruction in traumatic situations as well as medical emergencies. Environmental issues such as hypothermia and heat injuries are dealt with in great detail. Practical simulations and labs provide practice in backcountry leadership and rescue skills.
We help you cultivate knowledge skills and good judgement to minimize the risks of objective hazzards in a mountain environment where our perfect safety record promotes your comfort and success while achieving personal rewards in all mountaineer activities. To maximize our potential of safe climbing we develop team work , judgment , skills with outdoor sports activities achieving a lifetime experience in the wilderness.
We are dedicated to protect the environment , the priviledge of enjoying the mountains bring responsabilities and fostering safe and conscientious outdoor recreation. Our objective is to create sensitivity to the mountains' vulnerability minimizing our impact in wilderness preservation . Our minimum charge for this priviledge is to leave no sign of our passing, therefore we support a leave no trace campaign such as permit systems that limit access to National Parks, Ecological Reserves and Environmental Projects.