Aconcagua: Justman & Team Summit!

Posted by: JJ Justman, Katrina Bloemsma | February 18, 2014
Categories: *Expedition Dispatches *Aconcagua
Elevation: 22,841'

Hey everyone, I’m wondering if you could just take a listen to this for second… Do you hear that?  I didn’t think so because there is zero wind on the summit of Aconcagua right now! That is where Team Seven is at this moment.  What do you say guys? [Happy yells from the climbers.]  People are excited to be up here. We have a beautiful day climbing. We had a sunny day to begin with; now there’s a little bit of clouds and a little bit of snow. People are feeling pretty darn good, tired but good. We had a great day climbing. Can’t say enough great things about the summit. And now we are going to head down. This is JJ and the team heading downhill from the highest point in the western hemisphere of the world.

RMI Guide JJ Justman

RMI Climbers preparing for the summit bid at High Camp on Aconcagua. Photo: Linden Mallory An RMI Team taking a break on Summit Day on Aconcagua.  Photo: RMI Collection


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Hi Ken ! Congratulations on doing something I never even dream of. Your boys and wife are super proud.  Can’t wait to see the photos and to hear the behind the scene stories. ok I am going back to the couch .... LOL. Take Ken. See you soon.

Posted by: Ivy on 2/19/2014 at 9:37 pm

Congratulations to you all! Great job Rich, we are all very proud of you. Safe trip down! See you soon! Hope you got some great pics for us…
Love
Susie

Posted by: Susie on 2/18/2014 at 9:20 pm

Awesome job Dad and everyone else who made it. I’m really proud of you all and you guys should be proud too. It is amazing that you guys climbed the tallest mountain in the Americas.

Posted by: Aidan on 2/18/2014 at 7:00 pm

Congratulations !!! to the entire Team Seven .. x/down and y/to go for each of you. Be proud, and thankful for the RMI team leaders too ... 3 thumbs up to ALL of you together.

Posted by: Jerry on 2/18/2014 at 5:28 pm

Congratulations Sweetie Pie have a safe and wonderful descent Brenda you are the best,  love you, Richie & Sea Jay.  Xxxxooooxxx

Posted by: Rich larscheid on 2/18/2014 at 5:05 pm

Congratulations Brenda! And same to all your fellow summiteers. We look forward to hearing from you. Here’s to a successful descent ... enjoy the extra oxygen on the way down!

Mom,Dave,Tom,Bonnie,Mitch (and everyone else_

Posted by: Dave on 2/18/2014 at 2:54 pm

Rich, WOW!!  So happy for your great success! What a wonderful life experience!  Proud parents:)

Posted by: Bitsy Lewis on 2/18/2014 at 2:20 pm

Congratulations, Kenny and Team Seven!!

Posted by: Julian on 2/18/2014 at 1:44 pm

Congratulations! Love, Barbara

Posted by: Barbara on 2/18/2014 at 1:18 pm

Great job team! I am proud of all of you!!!!!

Posted by: Bob Strode on 2/18/2014 at 1:03 pm

Ah great job everyone! So excited to hear the wonderful news and amazing luck you’ve had :)

Posted by: Elaine on 2/18/2014 at 12:40 pm

Frank- CONGRATS!!!!!!!!!!!!!! HAPPY FOR YOU GUYS!!!:0)
Celebrating!!!!!!!!  Candi Cane

Posted by: Candi on 2/18/2014 at 12:32 pm

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