Aconcagua Expedition: Resting at Base Camp

Posted by: | January 11, 2012
Categories: *Expedition Dispatches *Aconcagua
Elevation: 14,000'

Hello,
Our team arrived yesterday to Aconcagua Base Camp at 14,000’ after three nice days on the trail.
 
We spent today resting and acclimating for the upper mountain. After a delicious breakfast we checked in with the Basecamp Medical Staff and received a clean bill of health all the way around (everybody looks like rock stars).

During the afternoon we worked on sorting the gear that we are going to carry to Camp 1 tomorrow.  The weather was marvelous until 4 pm and since then it has been cloudy with a little bit of snow.

The team wants to wish a very Happy Birthday to Chad Johnson!

Cheers,
RMI Aconcagua Team

The view from Aconcagua Base Camp.  Photo: Linden Mallory

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Comments

H.i Dave . What do think of that screed hill up to camp 1. The good news is that you have to do it one more time . Ross

Posted by: Ross on 1/12/2012 at 8:25 am

Wally: Glad you’re doing well. Keep it up. Keep warm.

Posted by: Greg Scherschel on 1/12/2012 at 7:48 am

Bryan

  Glad you are safe. have a goo time…

Posted by: Rodney Johnson on 1/12/2012 at 4:14 am

Bryan, Congrats on making it to base camp. Excited to continue to follow the journey. Rest up and get acclimated.
Greg, Allyson, Vince, Jessica, Mama, and Daddy

Posted by: Allyson on 1/11/2012 at 1:38 pm

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