The Blasics Are Headed to Baños

Vanessa called in after the team turned back from their attempt at climbing Chimborazo, the highest peak in Ecuador.  She referenced conditions not feeling safe and what she was referring to was the amount and intensity of the rockfall hazard that threatens the lower part of the route.  Not too long ago, there was a…


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Team Blasic is about to attempt Cayambe!

Vanessa Blasic called in, utilizing her ever-growing Spanish skills, to report that the team is at the hut on the flank of the 18,997 foot Cayambe Volcano.  They will sleep for a few hours before awakening before midnight to start their ascent.  The weather looks a bit challenging, but hopefully, the winds will abate somewhat…