Aconcagua Expedition: Carry to Camp 2

Posted by: Billy Nugent | February 09, 2012
Categories: *Expedition Dispatches *Aconcagua
Elevation: 16,200'

Another day of near perfect weather! So, we took advantage by bringing another load of supplies further up the mountain to our Camp 2 or Chopper Camp. There used to pieces of a wrecked helicopter strewn about camp but today’s visit confirmed the fact that most of the wreckage has been removed. All of the guys on the team performed extremely well on our first mission above 18,000’.  Upon returning to camp it seems that several teams moved up today so there’s lots of room in Camp 1. Right now we’re laying around after the day’s work contemplating our next move…

All for now,

RMI Guide Billy Nugent

The view from Camp 1 on Aconcagua, 16,200'.  Photo:  RMI Collection RMI Guide Billy Nugent.  Photo: RMI Collection

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Happy birthday to Michael! We hope you feel so loved and celebrated today! We are so proud of you and cannot wait to hear about your adventure and see your photos. Our thoughts are with you, Dr Bruce and the team!

Posted by: UDON, TURTLES & The Shortman on 2/11/2012 at 11:57 am

Happy Birthday Michael.  I cant believe that 24 years have gone by.  Stay safe and warm up there. Get in one of the photos so we can all see you. Love you. Mom

Posted by: Joyce on 2/11/2012 at 6:07 am

HB Michael…stay warm

having breakfast in your kitchen and the coffee is hot

Malcolm

Posted by: Malcolm on 2/11/2012 at 6:03 am

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