December 16 Aconcagua Team moved to Camp 2

Rene called in yet another very nice post, this one from “Chopper Camp,” located at about 18,000′ on the east side of Aconcagua.  They made good time and moved up to camp in about three hours.  The weather was absolutely perfect, with warm temperatures and not a breath of wind.

Here’s Rene!

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Rene Calls in from Camp 1 on Aconcagua

Rene, Nigel and Fermin are all tucked into their tents at 16,400′ on the east side of Aconcagua this evening.  The satellite phone transmission was unfortunately interrupted as Rene was describing the tasty dinner of chicken, beef and vegetable tacos that Fermin prepared for this, their Christmas Eve on the mountain. The team made good…