Jeff Young

  • Explore an Abandoned Swimming Pool in Lobitos Peru

    The pool, known as la piscina locally, and as piscinas to surfers, lies just north of Lobitos, Peru. You can get to Lobitos by bus or shared car from Talara, Piura, or Mancora. You can fly or bus to Talara and Piura from Lima. There isn't much to ...

    1.9 miles 9.8 ft gain

  • Bike the Valle de la Luna in the Atacama Desert

    There are three plausible ways to explore the Valle de la Luna: bike, car, and tour bus. Biking is the most budget-friendly and arguably the most adventurous way to see the valley. You will also miss the crowds if you time it right.  The spot indi...

    21 miles 500 ft gain

  • Hike the Huemul Circuit

    If you're reading this article you've probably contemplated escaping the daily grind to walk the W or O trek around Torres del Paine. Do it. You won't regret it. But you'll be cheating yourself if you don't head north to Los Glaciares National Par...

    36 miles 6500 ft gain