Aconcagua: Nugent & Team Rest Day at Plaza Argentina

Posted by: Billy Nugent, Garrett Stevens, Mike King | February 09, 2013
Categories: *Expedition Dispatches *Aconcagua
Elevation: 13,800'

We’re spending today resting and acclimatizing at Plaza Argentina under a beautiful sunny sky. We slept in, ate some bacon, egg, and cheese breakfast burritos, drank maté, and are hanging out. This will be our last night here at basecamp before we head up on the mountain. The weather (as far as we’ve heard, anyway) is supposed to hold and should make for a nice move up to Camp 1 tomorrow.

We’ll check in tomorrow night and let you know how it went…

RMI Guide Billy Nugent

Sunset at Aconcagua Base Camp. Photo: RMI Collection

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What a spectacular journey!  Enjoy your climb and be safe!  Love and prayers to Rei and the entire team!

From Taipei,
Grace and Eric

Posted by: Grace and Eric on 2/11/2013 at 8:51 am

Good luck all… wishing you good weather and a safe climb!  And to Ryan Waters… very proud of you for daring to DO, instead of merely dreaming it.  Climb on!

Posted by: Todd Waters on 2/10/2013 at 5:57 pm

Have a fantastic journey and climb! Safe travels to all of you on the team, but especially thinking of Kenny Young. May the summit be spectacular!

Posted by: Dave & Cindy Young on 2/10/2013 at 8:19 am

We have the snow but you have the Mountains! All the best for your climb, be save and a big hello to Kenny

Posted by: Rolf on 2/10/2013 at 4:52 am

These updates are the best, I’m so glad to hear everyone is doing well, love you Michael Hammond!

Posted by: Sarah Hammond on 2/9/2013 at 5:44 pm

Clear eyes, full hearts can’t loose.  Praying for good weather and continued safe travel.

Posted by: Nathaniel Hammond on 2/9/2013 at 2:09 pm

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