January 27, 2014
Aconcagua, Mexico and Patagonia program director Phil Ershler checked in on Sunday. Phil departed to lead a private program in Patagonia over the next two weeks. Phil will be checking in on the other teams while down south and the IMG office will be monitoring all of the operations in the field. All is well and going according to schedule down south.
On Aconcagua: Josh Tapp’s Jan. 26-February 16 program has arrived and is all set to get started on their expedition. Mike Hamill’s team is scheduled to summit today, weather permitting. Peter Anderson’s team is planning on a Tuesday summit day. The weather is currently excellent up high on the mountain.
In Mexico: Austin Shannon departed Mexico City with his team on Sunday, heading for their first peak, Ixtaccihuatl.
We’ll keep you posted as the guides check in.