July 11, 2018
IMG Lead Guide Betsy Dain-Owen reported in via sat phone from a camp below San Antonio Pass, that they awoke to a beautiful dusting of fresh snow. The weather cleared for most of they day, making for perfect trekking conditions, and the team experienced more wonderful views as they moved further into the Huayhuash range. They traversed several passes, which have provided for the spectacular peaks of Nevado Siula Grande and Trapecio.
After a long 8+ hour trek yesterday, the team pulled into Huatiaq, at 14,432′, which is about the height of our Mt. Rainier! The team rested and enjoyed the views, and then settled down for dinner in our dining tent, complete with tables and chairs…and of course, a well earned hearty meal!
Several soccer fans on the trip…they want to know World Cup scores each night! Go France & Croatia!
All is going well, and the team will continue to check in as they move through the trek.