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Aconcagua Expedition News 16th December 2011

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30th Dec: The team are now in position at camp 2 and have had a rest day today. Rachel decided to head back down to base camp before the final carry. The rest of the team are planning to make their summit attempt tomorrow, while the weather looks reasonable.


25th Dec: The team are back at base camp and will move up to camp 1 tomorrow. They will then establish camp 2 and then make their summit bid from there.

22nd Dec: The team arrived into base camp on the 22nd and had a rest day yesterday. Today they have their first load carry to Camp 1. The team are in good spirits and are looking forward to the Christmas celebrations. The AP team would like to wish all the team and their families a Merry Christmas and Happy New Year.

21st Dec: After a bit of chaotic chasing with the airlines all the clients kit eventually turned up on the evening of the 18th. The remaining members and Mark arrived at Penitentes at 2am on the 19th where they were reunited with the rest of the group. They all trekked to Pampa de Lenas yesterday and are heading up to Casa de Piedra today. All the team are fine and are enjoying the journey into base camp.

19th Dec: There were some delays with flights and luggage but all the team should have arrived in Mendoza last night.

12th Dec: The team are departing for Mendoza on several flights and will finally all be together on the 18th.

Comments (8)

  • Christina Reed

    Christina Reed

    19 December 2011 at 10:01 |
    Any GOOD news with regards to Nick Reed's kit bag? Poor Nick! Christina (The Wife!)
  • Ollie


    21 December 2011 at 23:21 |
    Will be thinking of you Glasgow on Xmas day and wishing I was there with you. Matterhorn in July!
  • Ross Wilson

    Ross Wilson

    24 December 2011 at 23:19 |
    Just a note to jamie wood to say merry christmas and hope the climb is going well.
    Love from Ross and bex
  • Sam C

    Sam C

    29 December 2011 at 09:10 |
    What's the news from the team??
  • Anne Schneider

    Anne Schneider

    30 December 2011 at 10:28 |
    Please could you pass on this message to Alexandra Schneider who is doing the Aconcagua expedition now:

    Lots of love and good luck . We think of you a lot. Mummy
  • Jim Glasgow

    Jim Glasgow

    03 January 2012 at 23:06 |
    Are there any photos linked to the Aconcagua climb that reached the summit on New Years Day
  • Paul Glasgow

    Paul Glasgow

    04 January 2012 at 08:55 |
    Well done Paul!
  • ollie


    04 January 2012 at 09:05 |
    Massive congrats Glasgow. cant wait to hear all about it.

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