Trip Reports

Aconcagua Team – Rest Day at BC

Agne called in with what sounded to be a very informative, interesting and detailed report, but unfortunately, the satellite phone signal was not great, so we have only bits and pieces of the production that is Adrian’s water treatment system.  I’m sure you’ll all be on pins and needles, awaiting the missing parts of that!!…

Aconcagua Team at Base Camp!

  Climber Adrian Fehr called in an update on the December 16 Aconcagua team, who traveled from Casa de Piedras to Aconcagua Base Camp! On their way, they fjorded several very cold rivers with the assistance of mules and their arrieyos. Adrian noted that the team received a “spa treatment” on the way up to…

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…