Trip Reports

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…

Heading to Camp 1

The guys are heading up the hill to Camp 1 at about 16,500 ft this morning.   Todd called in a dispatch from base camp before heading out.   It’s getting a bit windy, but that’s to be expected on Aconcagua, and they plan to spend a few days at Camp 1 acclimatizing and waiting for winds…

Windy Day at Camp 2

Duncan called in from a windy camp 2 today.  It is a planned rest day, but they wouldn’t have been climbing up any higher today either way due to the winds.   It is forecasted to be quite windy for a few days, so they are prepared to sit it out and wait for better weather…

Duncan and Jacob at Camp 2

Duncan called in this evening after moving up to Camp 2 at over 16,000 ft!  They are doing great and seem to be enjoying the whole mountain scene.   They’ll carry up to their high camp tomorrow and then back down to Camp 2 for another night.   Here’s the call from Camp 2: recording