Trip Reports

Aconcagua Team Is On The Move!

Agne called in on behalf of our team, to let us know that the team has reached their first camp on the three day approach to their basecamp at Plaza Argentina.  The weather is beautiful, and everyone did really well today, hiking about eight miles up the deep Vacas Valley. The hike took them through…

December 16 Aconcagua – Meet the Team!

Our first Aconcagua team of the season has assembled in Mendoza! Truly the “Roof of the Americas,” Cerro Aconcagua, at 22,841 ft. (6,962 meters) is not only the highest mountain in South America, but also the highest peak outside of Asia. They will approach via the Ameghino Valley route and establish various camps along the way…

Carstensz Team Is Back In Camp

The team is back in camp, enjoying a beautiful afternoon.  They were treated to amazing weather in a place known for lots and lots of rain.  The team did great, with everyone moving extremely well on the rocky route. Our team is all doing well and they are safely back in camp.  Unfortunately, we heard…

Carstensz Summit!

Scott Woolums called in from the summit of Carstensz Pyramid! The team made really great time, climbing to the summit in just under four hours.  The morning was a beautiful one, and while a light cloud formed below them as the stood on top, everyone is thrilled to be on top of Oceania! Here’s Scott:…

Carstensz Pyramid Face

Carstensz Team in Base Camp

The team flew into basecamp this morning!  Getting to basecamp on Carstensz Pyramid is always a crux of the trip and can be subject to long delays due to logistics or weather, so they are really happy to be on schedule and moving right along so far.  They jumped up to nearly 14,000ft altitude from…

Carstensz Pyramid Team in Bali

The Carstensz Pyramid Expedition team is in Bali at the airport and starting their journey to Timika! It’s a late night/early morning flight from Bali, so they’ll be arriving in Papua early in the morning. Scott called from the airport to check in, all is going smooth and on schedule so far, which is never…