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Aconcagua - unfinished business

Posted by Rob on Thursday, March 25, 2010, In : Expedition 
Finally finished downloading my memories of one of my most painful mountain expeditions - complete with man-flu. Have a read of the Aconcagua Report and see what it feels like to be on expedition.
 


Something tells me I'll be going back there.


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Aconcagua Update

Posted by Di on Monday, February 15, 2010, In : Expedition 
The team are all safely back at basecamp. Two-thirds of the group made it to Aconcagua summit, with the others deciding to turn back at 6400m. We don't have full details of the summit day yet. 

High winds were forecast, so it was a valliant effort by all involved.
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Everest via Aconcagua

Posted by Di on Thursday, February 4, 2010, In : Expedition 

Rob Wills, our resident International Mountain Guide and man of mystery, will be leading two major expeditions in 2010.

Aconcagua
The first trip to Aconcagua, in Argentina, is already underway.
The team of eleven flew out on January 28th and they're currently walking in to base camp. The team includes ex-British International rugby player Josh Lewsey. You can read an article about Josh's mountaineering plans at The Telegraph. Cerro Aconcagua, at 6962m is the highest peak in the world outside...


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