Ecuador Volcanoes 16 December 2006 Expedition News.
The Team Leader : Phil Coates
02/01/07: The group have just sent word of summit success on Chimborazo (6310m), the highest summit in Ecuador.
31/12/06 – 6pm GMT: Good news Chris, Tom, Ed & Brian have reached the summit of Aconcagua today They are now back at base camp after clearing the camps from the mountain. Karen and Paul spent 2 nights at Camp 1 before heading back out, unfortunately Karen’s chest infection, which she picked up just before the trip, did not clear, they both decided to head back to Mendoza. Paul also called today to inform me that they were now safe and well in Mendoza. They were both going to relax and explore more of Mendoza whilst waiting for the rest of the team to arrive.
Mount Vinson December 6 2006 Expedition News.
The Team Leader : Dave Pritt
27/12/06 – 11:00 GMT: All the team topped out on Mt Vinson on Christmas Eve, it was a very cold summit day with temperatures around -30C and very windy in parts. It took them 7 hours to reach the summit and 3 hours to descend back to camp. The team are now safely back in Punta Arenas.
Pumori 25 October 2006 Expedition News.
The Team Leader : Zac Poulton
2/11/06: After leaving Pumori decided to first tackle Lobache East. Today we received a satellite phone call to say that all the team had summited and were now back down at base camp. After a rest day the team are planning to move over to Island Peak and make an attempt on the less frequently climbed North Ridge.
27/10/06:The team have moved up to ABC, and have ventured onto the mountain to assess the conditions. Unfortunately conditions are not good enough to progress to Camp 1. The team are now considering moving across to Island Peak & Loboche East in order to make the most of their time in Nepal.
25/10/06:The team have arrived at Pumori Base Camp. There has been a lot of snow deposited on the mountain, however the team have decided to go up to ABC and have a look at the conditions. The forecast is for the weather to improve over the next few days