Today the team reached Plaza de Mules base camp and got settled in. The sat phone dispatch is a bit garbled but you can certainly make out that they like the comforts of the base camp:
Hello, this is Garrett calling in for the Aconcagua expedition. Today is January 28th and today we trekked from Confluencia camp up …[garbled]… great today and we are looking forward to taking a rest day tomorrow …[garbled]… clouded up a little …[garbled]… sun this afternoon …[garbled]… when we were in camp, but GREAT basecamp setup here — hot showers, excellent food, very relaxing and comfortable dinning tent, and great personal tents. So, we’re really comfortable here and everyone’s doing really well. Looking forward to a fun day tomorrow.
(photo: Madison Mountaineering archive)
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