Aconcagua: Justman & Team Rest Day at Basecamp

Posted by: JJ Justman, Geoff Schellens, Garrett Stevens | January 08, 2013
Categories: *Expedition Dispatches *Aconcagua
Elevation: 13,800'

After a good trip up the Relinchos Valley yesterday, the team is enjoying a well-earned rest day here at Plaza Argentina. Our night of good rest rolled into a breakfast of eggs, fried ham, peppers and onions with coffee and hot chocolate, and was thoroughly enjoyed by everyone.

After giving the team time to digest, we all went over to the medical office and got the obligatory physical check-up. Everyone passed with flying colors, and we’re now poised and ready for our carry up to Camp One tomorrow, situated at 16,200’.

While we’re living at about 14,000 feet, everyone is feeling tip top and acclimating perfectly. We have beautiful weather and look forward to staging for the move higher on this beautiful mountain.

Keep sending the positive energy!

RMI Aconcagua Expedition and Guides JJ Justman, Garrett Stevens and Geoff Schellens

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Watching your trek to camp 1. Glad everything is going well. Miss You.

Posted by: Paula Hall on 1/9/2013 at 6:25 am

Greg sounds like you are all doing well and enjoying everything so far. We enjoy seeing the pix.

Posted by: mom and dad on 1/8/2013 at 10:20 pm

GB- for you, tomorrow I’m snow shoeing cypress with a heavy pack so I can pretend I know what it’s like.  Strength, stamina, power, endurance.

Posted by: Barb crone on 1/8/2013 at 2:25 pm

So happy to hear everyone has a clean bill of help.  Is Peter taking the picture? JJ send me a picture on the blog.  His adoring wife:-) Bonny

Posted by: Bonny Rogers on 1/8/2013 at 1:56 pm

Have fun as you move to the upper mountain!

Posted by: Chris Villar on 1/8/2013 at 1:05 pm

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