Aconcagua: Beren & Team Reach Approach Camp 2

Posted by: Jake Beren, Leon Davis, Zeb Blais | December 22, 2012
Categories: *Expedition Dispatches *Aconcagua
Elevation: 10,550'

Today we left camp to the sound of our herreros singing as they packed up the mules for Casa de Piedra, today was again hot, but as the temps rose, our tailwind turned into a headwind and kept us cool.

The team did great today, handling day two of our approach and just before camp we were treated to a spectacular view of Aconcagua and Cerro Amenghino. We even saw two guanacos loping down valley as we pulled into camp!  Nice to see our objective at last and tomorrow we all look forward to making our basecamp on the mountain.

PS is it the end of the world as we know it? We feel fine.

RMI Guide Jake Beren

Tents at Casa de Piedra, Trek Camp 1. On approach to Casa de Piedra climbers get their first views of Aconcagua.

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Merry Christmas & Happy Holidays to all of you
Watch out for the reindeer.
Bud

Posted by: Bud on 12/24/2012 at 9:21 am

Madhu, Take care of your health and have a great time with your team.

Posted by: mommy & daddy on 12/23/2012 at 5:58 pm

Raman, I miss you! Hope you’re having a great time with the team!

Posted by: Sheetal Dsouza on 12/22/2012 at 10:56 pm

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