Monday was a rest day at BC after Sunday’s trek up to the nearby peak Bonetti. They spent the day sorting and packing their gear for Nido. Everyone is well and they’re having tons of fun. The weather is beautiful says Sean. Today the group are heading up to Camp Nido (5500m) […]
The group is safely back in Mendoza. With absolutely no chance of a weather window within the next week or so there’s no reason to stay on at Base Camp. The plan is to tour the area, enjoy the local food and wine and relax until they depart for SA on Thursday…
Sean’s just called to say they are going down. They have spent 4 days at Nido and the weather hasn’t improved. There is a giant lenticular cloud above them (created by strong winds) and he said it’s not safe to continue ascending. So they are now all descending back down to Base Camp and will be […]
Here’s a link to see where Mt Aconcagu is in the world!
Message from Molly – ‘Here are some photos of the sunset from Plaza de Mulas last night. It was spectacular. Today (Thursday) we pushed to about 5250m, it was good. Please mention on the blog that we really appreciate everyone’s comments and support. We are following it too and save the pages to […]