Aconcagua Expedition: The Team Back from a Successful Carry to Camp 2

Posted by: | January 15, 2012
Categories: *Expedition Dispatches *Aconcagua
Elevation: 16,200'

Hello again from Camp 1 on Aconcagua. We had a successful carry to Camp 2 today. It was very busy leaving camp this morning, about 60 climbers heading up. The weather was great, sunny and warm with a fresh breeze. We got 4 inches of snow last night, so the mountain is beautiful right now. The whole crew did great on the carry today. Camp 2 at 18,000’ was a new high point for a lot of folks. We are now back at Camp 1 resting and diverting a fast flowing river that is trying to submerge our tents. We are resting tomorrow before we move higher on the mountain. Hope this dispatch finds everyone doing well and enjoying the new year.

You’ll will be hearing from us soon,
The Aconcagua team

Carry to Camp 2 Gabriel Barral, Aconcagua Expedition Lead Guide

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Proof that Wally is the most thoughtful man on earth; he asked Bryan,(who unfortunately had to cut his climb short due to asthma) to send me an e-mail letting me know “he is in good shape, and has already made it to 19,000 feet. Waltor is an awesome man, he has made this trip soooo enriching. Dont worry about him”. The Wally Glover fan club can now breath a little easier! Thanks Bryan!

Posted by: Lori on 1/17/2012 at 10:47 am

ANNE GILBERT,

HI, BEAUTIFUL PICTURES….ENJOY AND STAY SAFE.

LOVE YOU,MOM

Posted by: CHRIS CHASE on 1/16/2012 at 11:37 am

Great pics! climb safe Ryan! Mom & Allison!

Posted by: Caroline on 1/16/2012 at 9:20 am

Jeff and team. Stay safe and make the grade. Just the pictures scare me. LV, POPS

Posted by: Ken Johnson on 1/16/2012 at 8:21 am

Beautiful pictures—be safe—watching you Glover,Mark and Deb

Posted by: mark fritz on 1/16/2012 at 6:09 am

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