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Aconcagua 27th January 2012 Expedition News

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11th Feb: Liam phoned in today to say that the group are now at Camp 2. The team are all well and are hoping to make their summit attempt tomorrow, weather permitting.

 

6th Feb: Liam called in today they have made their first carry to camp 1 yesterday and had a rest day today. The weather so far has been very good unlike the rest of the season has been and the forecast for this week is looking good for their summit attempt. The team will move up to camp 1 tomorrow and begin their first load carry to camp 2 on Wednesday. All being well they plan to make their summit attempt on Saturday.

5th Feb: Liam contacted us to say that the team have reached Basecamp. Everyone is fit and feeling really well.

1st Feb: The team all arrived safely and are starting their trek into base camp today.

24th Jan: The team will depart the UK on the 27th Jan for Mendoza.

Comments (9)

  • Della Jones

    Della Jones

    30 January 2012 at 08:07 |
    Happy Birthday Dad(Iolo). Enjoy your day & the start of your climb. Love you. XXX
  • Roxanne brearley

    Roxanne brearley

    30 January 2012 at 18:32 |
    I hear that there a day behind due to an instructor having delayed flights? Is hi correct and will this give them less chance of reaching the top?
  • Dee Hassan

    Dee Hassan

    01 February 2012 at 14:53 |
    Hi Kieran and Eamon, Hope you are all keeping safe and well, and enjoying the experience. Hey,k,Don't forget to take pictures to sicken us all when you get back!! Stay safe,xx
  • margaret laverty

    margaret laverty

    03 February 2012 at 23:41 |
    Kieran good luck and lots of love

    Callum. C onor and Romaxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • jamie

    jamie

    05 February 2012 at 14:29 |
    Just wanted to know how the team on Aconcagua are doing?
  • Sean da Leer

    Sean da Leer

    07 February 2012 at 14:02 |
    Their havin a rest day ! What ! Get ur finger out boys !
  • Dave Graham

    Dave Graham

    09 February 2012 at 18:08 |
    Wishing Iolo and rest of the team all the best.
  • Stevie Boyd

    Stevie Boyd

    13 February 2012 at 23:19 |
    Just a wee message to wish my mate Eamonn Etherson good luck on his summit attempt
    Stevie (scobies)
  • Della Jones

    Della Jones

    14 February 2012 at 10:29 |
    Hi Dad (Iolo), we're all very proud of you. Can't wait to see you next week xxx

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