Adventures Global are very excited to announce that Nelrie Haasbroek summitted Aconcagua over this last weekend. Congratulations. We are proud of you!! … Continue reading
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 … Continue reading
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 … Continue reading
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 … Continue reading
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 … Continue reading
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. … Continue reading
The team arrived in Plaza de Mulas after nine hours of trekking in strong wind. A few headaches, but other than that, everyone is settling into life at Base Camp.
Yesterday afternoon the team arrived safely in Penitentes. We organised our gear so that our high altitude equipment could be ferried by mule up to Base Camp (Plaza de Mulas) in the morning and the rest could be carried to … Continue reading
The climbers have gathered in Mendoza. We have obtained our permits and are about to leave for Penitentes. We are all eager to get going!
Day 1: Monday 3 Jan The team, comprising Neno Haasbroek, Nelrie Haasbroek, Paul Bester, Kirsten Taylor and, of course, Ronnie Muhl, have begun to arrive in Mendoza for the first 2011 Adventures Global expedition to Aconcagua. They have travelled from … Continue reading