February 11, 2013
We have news to report from each of our last two Aconcagua groups. Greg and team are landing back home today. It’s over. All 6 team members have the summit and hopefully 7000 meters worth of friendships and memories. Great job, guys.
Greg’s great news is followed by Mike Hamill and team’s great news. The guys stood on top yesterday and should be in Plaza Mulas as I write this. This was a strong group and a group which worked hard together. 11 members and guides stood on the summit. Weather made them work for it, however. The winds of Aconcagua, the Viento Blanco, and the fresh snow weren’t easy. It was cold. 7000 meters is cold, even on the best of days. We want to congratulate Mike and team for a super job. We’ll look forward to hearing from them later today when they reach Plaza Mulas. And, with luck, the crew will be eating steaks in Mendoza by late tomorrow night.