An REI Adventure in Peru

TriplePundit’s senior editor, Mary Mazzoni, took a seven-day ecotourism adventure in Machu Picchu and Peru’s Sacred Valley with REI Adventures in November 2015. In this mini-series, we’ll take a look at how REI Adventures leverages travel to build community among outdoor enthusiasts, and explore how the company operates sustainably in some of the world’s top adventure destinations.

Coming Together to Tackle Deforestation in Peru

At nearly 15,000 feet above sea level, the highland regions surrounding Peru's Mount Salkantay are home to the most elevated forests in the…

The Best Job in the World?

For 10 years, Ernesto Ore has trekked the Sacred Valley and Machu Picchu with around eight REI tour groups a year, but he…

REI Brings Ecotourism Alive in Peru

It's basically impossible not to be humbled by the natural beauty of Peru. But, as tourism continues to rise in the region, this…

I Took an REI Adventure And You Should, Too

In a sea of Selfie Sticks and laughably impractical footwear, our merry band of backpack-toting travelers was easy to spot.