Aconcagua 2013 | Down the mountain

After a gruelling 14-hour summit day on Sunday, the Aconcagua team were exhausted. When they got back to their tents at about 6 pm, they skipped eating and simply slept for about 15 hours! While they were recuperating, there was a blizzard going on around them, and...

Aconcagua 2013 | Taking a break

Just received this news from Aconcagua team leader, Ronnie Muhl: The team have taken the decision not to move up to camp 1 today as previously planned. The carry went well yesterday, but it was hard work and they are taking another rest day today in base camp for...

Aconcagua 2013 | Base camp

Report from Aconcagua via satphone: The team are doing really well and having a fantastic time. Yesterday was a big climb up to base camp, but they are safely settled there, all well acclimatised and enjoying a rest day today. Time to freshen up, recharge their...

Aconcagua 2013 | The adventure begins

On Monday, the Adventures Global team set out for the summit of Aconcagua. The team consists of seven very capable climbers: Per Ostberg, Derick Burger, Rob Love, Ian Sutton, Neil Plumbly, Will Bolus and Elizabeth Bool, with leader Ronnie Muhl. Early in the morning,...