Ojos del Salado

The Expedition Team

Team Membership

You will find the Adventure Consultants’ mountain guides companionable and strong expedition leaders with considerable power and willingness to see you achieve your goals. The number of guides is determined by the team size but the normal ratio of guides to members is 1:3 for climbing Ojos del Salado route.

Expedition Leaders

Your expedition leader will be scheduled approximately six months out from the trip start. All of our trip leaders have extensive experience at high altitude and a proven record of safety, success and compatibility.

Our Ojos del Salado expeditions will most often be led by:

Matias Prieto, AC Guide
27 February 2014

Matias Prieto

Much of the success of our South American expeditions is based on Matias' care of our groups and his guiding leadership on the mountains. Born and raised in Chile, Matias received his Mountain Guide Certification from Mountain National School, Chile.
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Leonardo Miranda, AC Guide
28 February 2014

Leonardo Miranda

Born and based in Mendoza, Argentina, Leo is a qualified ETGAM Mountain Guide and FASA (Federación Americana de Ski y Andinismo) Climbing Instructor.  He also has a certificate in Pre Hospital Life Support (PHTLS) Leo has climbed extensively throughout Argentina, including several ascents of Aconcagua, both personal and as a guide.
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Head Office Support Team

Running successful journeys and expeditions is more about experience, knowledge and strategic management than any other factors. As an organisation, we place a substantial amount of time and resources into ensuring our trips are well planned and supported. You can be assured that the AC staff will provide you with friendly advice and knowledgeable support throughout the planning stages of your trip and we will be there to provide backup while the trip is running.

 Kelly McLaren  Kelly McLaren, Client Liaison   
Kelly brings a vast knowledge of AC expeditioning to her role as 'Rest of the World' Client Liaison.  Having worked for AC since 2004 Kelly oversees those trips outside of New Zealand, Europe or the Himalaya. Read More


 From left to right: Suze Kelly, Amy Hall, Anthea Fisher, Caroline Ogle, Aaron Whitehead, Guy Cotter, Jenny Grace, Steve Moffat, Emberly Wetherall and Tiffany Shervell. Absent are Anita Winterburn, David Ireland and Kelly McLaren. 

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If you would like to support the victims and affected families of the Everest Base Camp Avalanche, please consider contributing to the Adventure Consultants Sherpa Future Fund. 
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