August 6, 2014
IMG guides Greg Vernovage and Luke Reilly called from Base Camp on the sat phone to report a perfect day on Illimani. Their team left high camp at 2am and was on top at 7:15 am. Greg said it was very cold and clear, with the climbers wearing all their layers! After a nice long stay on the summit in the morning sun, they descended to high camp, packed up that camp, and then descended to BC. Tomorrow, after breakfast, they will hike down to the road, have a BBQ lunch at the trailhead, and then head on back to LaPaz, which they expect to reach by about 4pm. Well done, team!