Hello, this is Garrett calling in for the Aconcagua team. We are at Camp 2 on Aconcagua. We had a great day today. We carried up to Camp 3 – Cholera Camp at about 19,600 ft., cached some of our equipment and came back down to Camp 2 here at Nido de Cóndores – about 18,200 ft.
We are going to rest here tomorrow. It looks like there are some strong winds coming in tonight for a couple of days. Climbers have come down off the upper mountain from the high camps, including some of the rangers here on the mountain, just to get out of the way of the winds. So we will probably rest for a one day if not two depending on the high winds here. When it clears, we will head up to Camp 3 and move forward with our plan for a summit attempt.
Everyone’s doing great here. We’ve had good weather – high pressure […garbled…] not too cold. The team’s doing well and we’ll check in soon. Thanks!
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