Nature’s decision

Sadly, our expedition has come to an end. We are back in Plaza de Mulas and today we walk to Penitentes, then drive to Mendoza. The 90 kilometre winds blowing on the summit will not cease for the next five days and we have simply run out of time. We are not in a...

Forced back to Plaza de Mulas

The Adventures Global team, along with the other teams that are high on the mountain, are being forced back to Plaza de Mulas because of the strong winds. We will assess our position once we are down, but the long-range forecast doesn’t look promising. We will keep...

Nido de Condores

Today the team moved up from Camp Canada to Nido de Condores. The wind was extremely strong and it has been very cold. We struggled to pitch the tents! The latest weather forecast indicates that we can expect 90 kilometre winds on the summit for the next four days....

Our summit push!

Yesterday we brushed up on our snow and ice skills on the glacier next to Plaza de Mulas, in preparation for the higher reaches of the mountain. We are now packed and ready to leave for Camp Canada. Our summit push is about to begin. We arrived safely in Camp Canada...

Camp Canada at 5050 metres

Sadly, Kirsten left the expedition this morning by helicopter. She has been suffering from a headache ever since we arrived in Base Camp and was simply unable to continue. The rest of the team were sad to see her leave. We then did our first carry up to Camp Canada at...