Aconcagua: Beren & Team Move to Piedras Blancas Camp

Posted by: Jake Beren, Leon Davis, Zeb Blais | January 01, 2013
Categories: *Expedition Dispatches *Aconcagua
Elevation: 19,600'

Lucky us!  We had a near windless evening to celebrate the coming New Year.  New Year’s Day found us resolving to make it to Camp 3 in good style and we certainly did. We are slowly finishing up camp building in this rarified air and plan to rest for the remainder of the afternoon.  If this weather holds for another day, we will have a great chance of making the summit maƱana. Wish us some buenas suerte amigos.

RMI Guide Jake Beren

An RMI Team climbing to High Camp on Aconcagua. Photo: Pete Van Deventer

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Keep going Dawn and team!
I am so proud of you. keep warm!

Posted by: hye kim on 1/2/2013 at 9:42 am

Happy 2013 to Beren and Team from Alfred, Lord Tennyson, who encourages you to stay “strong in will/To strive, to seek, to find, and not to yield.”  If the stars are aligned, power on to the summit.

Posted by: nsb on 1/2/2013 at 8:56 am

Gentine! Proud & jealous all at the same time.  Be safe amigo! -Coco

Posted by: Andrew Cocowitch on 1/2/2013 at 7:18 am

Hi Josh!  Keep going, buddy - we’re so proud of you!  Good luck and be careful on your summit attempt tomorrow - can’t wait to hear all about it.

Posted by: Matt and Jaz on 1/2/2013 at 6:48 am

Keep going Josh and team.  You are all amazing. Our prayers for continued good weather and good health are with you.  It was -3F here yesterday morning so we can relate to your environment (sans the rare air).  God bless!

Posted by: Mike S. on 1/2/2013 at 6:48 am

Happy New Year Jared !!! You are all most there, way to go..  What a way to start a New Year We are so proud of you.. Good Luck today

Posted by: Donna Schulz on 1/2/2013 at 6:46 am

Hola Josh Gentine! Thinking of you! I drove from Santiago to Mendoza on New Year’s Day and passed Aconcagua standing proud amongst beautiful blue bird skies. I waved at you. Wishing you and your team a successful and safe summit and return. -Kendall

Posted by: Kendall on 1/2/2013 at 6:22 am

Hi Josh Gentine!
Hope you are doing well. Happy New Year. Our filly ran 5th today. Call me when you can and I will give you all the details. She ran well and it was nothing to be disappointed about!

Posted by: Marianna on 1/1/2013 at 8:02 pm

Happy New Year Michael! I love you and I miss you. Wish you guys luck on your ascend to the Summit.

Posted by: Vien on 1/1/2013 at 3:54 pm

Rock on to the top!!

Posted by: Chris Villar on 1/1/2013 at 11:07 am

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