Aconcagua: Move to Camp 2

Posted by: | February 10, 2011
Categories: *Aconcagua
Elevation: 18,000'

The crew moved up to Chopper Camp.  It’s currently dumping up here, with the forecast calling for 4-6” of accumulation.  Tomorrow’s plans call for a quick carry to Plaza Cholera (high camp) which means we’re getting close to pulling the trigger on our summit assault.  We need some cooperation from the weather but it looks like we’re going to get a good window in the upcoming days! 

Stoke meter is climbing (with the barometer)! 

RMI Guide Billy Nugent and the gang.

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Tell Papa(Steve)that we love him and can’t wait to see him. Love, his grandbabies.

Posted by: Sierra and Kira Curtis on 2/11/2011 at 8:25 am

Enjoy the rest days. When the hots are up, go get um…fill up with all the great oatmeal and pasta your guide prepare for you. Summit day is a bit long, but well worth the effort when you step onto the top. Git-er-done team two!!! Hey Pete…hope you’re enjoying #2…remember…only one trip up to the summit this time!!!

Erin, team one member.

Posted by: Erin Snowden on 2/10/2011 at 5:01 pm

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