Aconcagua: Van Deventer & Team in Position for Summit Bid

Posted by: Pete Van Deventer, Leon Davis, Mike King | February 02, 2013
Categories: *Expedition Dispatches *Aconcagua
Elevation: 19,600'

We made the big trek to Camp 3 today! It’s not actually that far, about three hours of walking, but there aren’t too many O’s at 19,000 feet, and we had a pretty decent wind gusting at us from all directions. Needless to say, we are happy to be in our tents in camp, and pumped for the summit push tomorrow morning. We’ll see how much sleep we can get in the thin air up here first, and hopefully we’ll give a call from the summit tomorrow afternoon.

Cheers,

RMI Guides Pete Van Deventer, Leon Davis, Mike King, and gang

Views of the Andes while approaching High Camp on Aconcagua. Photo: RMI Collection RMI's High Camp on Aconcagua. Photo: RMI Collection

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Rick is my favorite person named Rick Popp! Congrats to you and your team!

Posted by: Ben Gadd on 2/3/2013 at 12:48 pm

Thinking of you and your team today as you make the summit. XOXOXO Carol

Posted by: carol Crye Popp on 2/3/2013 at 5:25 am

Keep yours on, but rock the socks off that mountain tomorrow!

Posted by: Katie VD on 2/2/2013 at 9:47 pm

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