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Aconcagua Expedition News 16th December 2011
Posted in Current Trips
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.
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Savour the view, grey and damp here! Great to see you on the mountain. Jane x
Hope you're enjoying your adventure and you haven't rushed off and beat everyone else too it. Been thinking of you loads and hope the...
Alex and Jo
Good luck for the summit climb Mark and co! Great to follow your adventures. It's been the wettest January in 100 years in the UK so...
Hello Dave, Adrian and the team, sorry to hear about Mark, but hope you are all okay. Take care of each other and good luck to you all....
Len you look ten years younger the altitude obviously suits you! River very high here.
Best wishes Adrian
Happy 40th Ade. Hope you are all coping at Camp 1.x