On The Summit!

Duncan and Jacob are on the top of Aconcagua!!  Their tenacity paid off today with a beautiful summit morning.  They waited out an extra 5 days of windy weather to get this chance today, so congrats for all the hard work guys.   They’ll head back down to high camp now, pack up their gear, and…

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Duncan and Jacob on their way to the top

Jacob called in from a spot called “Independencia” on their way to the top.  They are doing great and moving right along.   We hope to hear again from the top in the next 4-5 hours!

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Heading to the Summit

Duncan and Jacob are finishing up their breakfast and coffee in the still dark early morning, and will be leaving for the summit under the stars in a few minutes.   It looks to be a great day and we hope to hear from them from the top later today.

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JANUARY 13TH ACONCAGUA TEAM CACHES

Unfortunately today’s report is garbled, but we are able to catch a good portion of Todd’s commentary. The team had a windy night last night, tents shaking and not much sleep,  and they woke up to more of the same this morning. Todd, the eternal optimist, rallied the troops and they carried equipment and food…

JANUARY 13TH TEAM MOVED TO CAMP 1

Mike called an update on the team’s progress today. The climbers ascended approximately 2,000 feet from Base Camp to Camp 1 in 4 hours. It sounds like it got a bit windy as they approached the col just before Camp 1, but they are in camp, safe and sound.

Here’s Mike:

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