Guide, Mountain Instructor
Koky Castaneda’s climbing repertoire is a long and inspirational chronicle. Living in Huaraz with a backyard full of world class mountaineering possibilities provided for Koky in his formative climbing years a wealth of ascent opportunities that many guides could only have been dreaming of. He is currently a fully certified UIAGM Alpine guide, and along his path has served as president of the Guides Association in Huaraz as well as worked as director of the certification program for aspiring Peruvian guides. Koky speaks fluent English, French and Spanish. In addition to his mountain savvy, he is also an avid bird watcher and photographer and will enrich your journey in the Cordillera Blanca with his knowledge, wit, professionalism, and love for the alpine world.