Aventuras Patagonicas on AP6 Dec 27 Group A

Aventuras Patagonicas on AP6 Dec 27 Group A

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AP6 Dec 27 Group A

Seventh Summit!

Jan 9 2012

Both AP 6 and AP 7 teams summited Mt Aconcagua today, in very a very windy afternoon. This means that this season Aventuras Patagonicas is having an awesome record: 7 teams to the top, out the 7 expeditions so far. 100% success! Both groups progressed together in the mt, forming one single big team. Six climbers made it to the top, with guides claudio Beiza and Emiliano Poletti. Congratulations to all of them! They are tired but happy, having a w...
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Waiting the weather

Jan 6 2012

As the climbers in our 6th and 7th trip of the season now know by experience, if there wasn´t some days of bad weather in every expedition, it would be Florida, not Aconcagua! Snow kept falling today in the higher camps, and it´s raining below 3.000m. According to the weather forecast, the sun should shine tomorrow. Both teams are playing the "patience beats arrogance" game, respecting the times of the mountain and gathering mental an...
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Towards Camp II

Jan 5 2012

The climbers and guides had to cope with some poor weather these last days, but a spell of clear days appears now in the weather forecast. Everyone in Claudio´s group has got to Camp II, at 17,500 ft. They are all good, eating and resting to get ready for the summit push. I apologize to relatives and friends of the climbers for not posting dispatches before, I know you worry. But these have been extremely busy days for us here in Mendoza an...
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A new team and the importance of a positive attitude

Dec 29 2011

Our number 6th Aconcagua trip of the season began with the left food and rapidly recovered and grew stronger. This happened because the airlines lost two duffel bags, full with expensive climbing gear. The owners, Louis Phillippe and Scott, and the other 8 climbers luckily had the best attitude and worked together. We devised a "course of action", the last option of which was renting everything. When everything else failed and we were at the moun...
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