Trip Reports

January 6 Aconcagua Team Carries To Camp 1

After making a push up the mountain to Camp 1 this morning, David Haffner called in a nice update on behalf of our January 6th Aconcagua team. The day began relatively early and the climbers shouldered packs with extra clothes, food and fuel.  They hiked out of the Plaza Argentina Base Camp and into a…

January 6 Aconcagua Team Update From BC

Dave Kozma called in with a nice report, but it was unfortunately cut a bit short, due to the satellite connection being dropped.  The team rested today in Base Camp, allowing their bodies to adjust to the much thinner air of 13,600′.  They organized their kit and prepped their supplies in advance of making a…

Aconcagua Team Calls from the Summit!

The call is a bit broken, but the team is on the summit of Aconcagua!  It sounds like they got a really nice day and they are doing great.  They’ll descend back to high camp this afternoon and crawl into their tents for the night before heading all the way to basecamp tomorrow.  We’ll hope…

December 16 Aconcagua Team Carries To Camp 3

Despite the high winds above, the team pushed loads of food and supplies to High Camp today!  They worked hard, climbing a somewhat steep hill immediately above Camp 2 and then traversing up and north to access a shallow basin that drops off the north ridge of Aconcagua.  Switchbacks led up the basin, passing bizarre…