Go climb a mountain—in Peru! That's what sixteen high
school girls will attempt as they scale Nevado Chinchey,
a 20,413-foot (6,222-meter) peak located in the Andes.
This expedition, endorsed by Bancroft Arnesen
Explore, will take you on a rugged climbing
adventure led by experienced faculty and mountaineers.
Students will travel across grasslands and rock slabs,
join rope teams across a glacier, and employ technical
climbing techniques to ascend the steep summit ridge.
Follow the International Non-Traditional Teaching
Initiative (INTI) 2001 Expedition and participate in the
online education program.
|Bancroft Arnesen Explore-endorsed expeditions enable girls to pursue their dreams and educators to inspire kids around the world. The first of these expeditions is the INTI 2001,
an attempt to become the first all-girl high
school group to climb a 6,222-meter
peak as part of its graduation
INTI 2001 expedition to Nevado Chinchey, located
in the Peruvian Andes, will take the West Ridge
Route from Quebrada Quilcaywanka.
expedition begins in early May 2001 and is
expected to continue through the end of the
- Participate in the Bancroft Arnesen
Explore education program
- Read about the latest expedition highlights
- Check the climbers' progress with the GPS
- Join the affiliate school program designed
for fifth- and sixth-grade classes