ACONCAGUA: Day 14-16, Summit Day and Down

Starting at the end? Click here to reset to the beginning, or here to see the previous post. Day 14 – Summit day!! We were awoken at 3:30 am by the guides and the sound of our tents flapping in the wind. Soon we were greeted with hot water as well as meat, cookies and […]

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ACONCAGUA: Day 10-13, Camp 1 to Camp 3

Missing the first sections? Click here for the previous post, or here to start you back at the beginning. Already read this one, Click here to move on to the summit! Day 10 – Plaza de Mulas to Plaza Canada (5050 m, Camp 1). The beginning of our summit push. We woke up to some […]

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ACONCAGUA: Day 1-5, Mendoza to Base Camp

Just joining now? Previous Aconcagua Post, already read this one? Aconcagua: day 6-9 Day 1 – We made the short walk with our gear, around the block, and checked into the glamorous Diplomatic Hotel. We were both thinking the same thing and quickly headed pool side to enjoy the sunshine. Local guiding outfit, Grajales Expeditions, […]

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ACONCAGUA: Pretrip

Pre-Trip Planning: A wild idea came to our minds to climb Aconcagua.  The Argentina border was opening November 1, 2021 to tourism and the Park Rangers were issuing climbing permits starting the beginning of 2022.  We rushed to book the first available date to attempt the mountain.  We had a rather open schedule, but as […]

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Prepping for Aconcagua

Tyson and I have an ongoing list of dreams that we want to reach in our life time. As everyone knows, if you are not constantly working towards them, they will never come. Over the last while we have been planning, preparing, saving, training and researching for one of those goals. So this New Year […]

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Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt

After 8+ hours on the Go-Bus and multiple check stops (including two military stops having to take bags off the bus for searching) we made it to Sharm El-Sheikh. The girls pretty much slept the entire time again. We grabbed a cab for 100 LE, which was way too much for where he took us, […]

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