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January 2018

Written By: sean on January 18, 2018 No Comment
Aconcagua 2018 – Camp Nido (5500m)

Yesterday was awesome.  It didn’t start so well.  Kenny woke me up early and was battling.  He’d had no sleep, was anxious and wanted to leave immediately to go home. What a state of mind to be in when you are so remote and feel so helpless.  I’ve experienced many moments on big hills when […]

Written By: sean on January 16, 2018 No Comment
Aconcagua 2018 – Plaza de Mulas (4250m)

Sorry about the lack of comms.  There’s been so much snowfall that there hasn’t been any cell connection and Sean hasn’t been able to charge his phone on the solar charger.  I heard from Sean this evening – they’re all fine and doing well at Base Camp (Plaza de Mulas).   The plan is to […]

Written By: sean on January 12, 2018 No Comment
Aconcagua 2018 – Mendoza to Penitentes

At last our bags have arrived. After being delayed before leaving South Africa, it appears the entire baggage handling system of Latam airlines packed up and went South. Four bags all at once. In this remarkably connected world no-one at the airline would pick up a phone and check that the lost bags had physically […]

Written By: sean on January 11, 2018 No Comment
Aconcagua 2018 – en route to Mendoza

Flying over Mt Aconcagua – what a sight.  So much snow on the slopes…




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