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January 20, 2010

The waiting game at Base Camp

Willie called from Vinson. They whole team is in base camp and playing the waiting game. They arrived yesterday and are hoping to be able to fly to Patriot Hills tomorrow. It is cloudy and the weather is variable right now. They had a long, hard day getting back to base camp with temperatures that started very cold, fluctuating to very hot, and then quite cold again. [+] READ MORE

January 20, 2010

Trip Report: Kilimanjaro Team Summits!

Congratulations to Laura, Robert, Erick, John, and Michelle, who all summitted Mount Kilimanjaro on January 18th, 2010!

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January 19, 2010

Three Seven Summit peaks reached on the same day by Mountain Madness teams!

What a day! We are happy for our teams that reached the summits of Vinson, Kilimanjaro, and Aconcagua all on January 18th. Details from our Kilimanjaro team forthcoming, but read our past blogs for the other two climbs that include the youngest person to summit the Seven Summits (including Carstensz).

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January 18, 2010

Madness Team Summits Vinson!

We just got an exciting phone call from Willie Benegas, the Mountain Madness guide on Vinson-Massif. At noon Pacific Standard Time on January 18, 2010, all four members of the all-star team reached the summit of Vinson

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January 18, 2010

Aconcagua Summit!

Lead guide Andrew Wexler just called from Aconcagua to report a successful summit, despite very challenging conditions. 

The team knew weather would be moving in, making conditions difficult, but they anticipated today being the last opportunity to summit before things got even worse at altitude. [+] READ MORE