Aconcagua Team is at Camp 1!

Today, the team moved up to Camp 1, at close to 16,500′ of elevation.  They made good time, climbing under clear skies and no real wind. The route commenced with steep climb up a rocky moraine, and followed an old glacier for the first few hours of their ascent.  There was some steep sections to…

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Phone Call From Plaza Argentina

Reinette and Veronica called from 13,800′ (4200m) this afternoon, following a hot day of hiking up the Relinchos Valley.  The team awoke early, so as to get a head of the hottest part of the day.  Immediately out of their camp at Casa de Piedra, they had to cross the flowing and bitterly cold Vacas…

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