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: 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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