Gear List For A Family Of Four

When heading into the backcountry with kids (that can’t carry much weight in their own packs) you need to make sure you have everything you need, but at the most minimal level. Finding gear that is ultra lightweight is a really good option but can be expensive. You don’t need the best and lightest to […]

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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: 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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