COSTA RICA NEWS — Costa Rica’s mountaineer, Warner Rojas, is headed south for his new adventure, climbing the Incahuasi Volcano and Monte Pissis.
The Incahuasi lies on the border of the Argentine province of Catamarca, and the Atacama Region of Chile, has a summit elevation of 6,621 metres (21,722 ft) above sea level.
Rojas, the first Central American to climb Mount Everest, will be accompanied by Guatemala’s Jaime Viñals, and Argentinian climber, Ursual Diaz.
Rojas is leaving Costa Rica on October 8 for the 16 day expedition.
The climb is will filmed as part of a documentary for television in Argentina.
The Colombian airline Avianca is sponsoring the Rojas expedition.