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January 15, 2010

Aconcagua team

Andrew Wexler called in from Camp 1 on Aconcagua. The group is doing well. They are at Camp 1 for their last night. It has been snowing for 2 days and is snowing now. Yesterday they made a carry with supplies to Camp 2 and plan to move up to Camp 2 tomorrow to settle in for our summit push. [+] READ MORE

January 14, 2010

Aconcagua team settled in at Camp 1

Andrew Wexler called and reported that the Aconcagua group has moved all their gear to Camp 1 at 16,000-feet and will begin moving loads higher on the mountain today. After negotiating a field of penitentes (ice and snow daggers formed by the sun), they crossed a small stream and arrived at the site of Camp I. [+] READ MORE

January 11, 2010

Aconcagua Trip Dispatch: Madness Team at Base Camp!

Guides Andrew Wexler and Alejo Lazzati called in this weekend with an update from Aconcagua. Their team – comprised of clients Dave Creeden, Andrea DeVoe, David Krause, Hanse Ringstroem, and Terry Schuck – is attempting the summit via the Polish Route, and report that they’re doing wonderfully.

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February 23, 2009

Aconcagua Polish Traverse Expedition wrap up report!

Hello Mountain Madness blog readers! Pablo here, we apologize for the overdue posting, we were having difficulties with our satellite phone connection. Here is a recap of our summit day on Aconcagua

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February 17, 2009

Aconcagua Polish Traverse Expedition Back in Mendoza

The team made it back to Penitentes after 7-8 hours of hiking from base camp. All in good shape and tired. We'll be in the comforts of a bed tonight in Mendoza! We will call tomorrow with full details of the climb. [+] READ MORE