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steve-cRoute Climbed: Vacas False Polish Date Climbed: 7-Jan-02  Sucess!
Climbed it solo. Loads of new snow and very cold on summit day. Great few weeks away. If anyone needs some GPS points for this route let me know by emailing - weeve@lycos.co.uk
Posted Jan 22, 2002 7:10 am

ElwoodRoute Climbed: Normal Route Date Climbed: 2/14/01  Sucess!

Elwood

We had outstanding weather, which made life much easier. This was a very social mountain, I enjoyed meeting people from all over the world. We spent 11-days getting to the top, & 2-days coming down. This was a good schedule for us, as nobody was effected too badly by the altitude. The scenery wasn't much to talk about, dry & barren, so I spent my time talking to all the different folks.
Posted Oct 18, 2001 10:52 am

GuiltyRoute Climbed: Normal Route Date Climbed: March 4, 2001  Sucess!

Guilty

Easy climbing all the way up. Took my time with my group ascending. Spending many days at base camp which help make a quick ascent towards the top. Round-trip from Nido de Condores, (18,000') to summit in 6 hours. Very stormy out. Got some excellent video of the route up and at the summit.



Contact me for excellent video of the whole Route.
Posted Aug 2, 2001 1:35 pm

mconnellRoute Climbed: False Polish Date Climbed: 1/21/2001  Sucess!
Up the False Polish, down the Normal route with MtnArtman.

Posted Jul 17, 2001 12:03 pm

jasonconnellRoute Climbed: Normal Route Date Climbed: 1/16/98  Sucess!

jasonconnell

Hiked in from the Highway alone, summited in 11 days. Thanks to all the great people who lent a hand along the way!
Posted Jul 5, 2001 10:47 pm

dtrichetRoute Climbed: direct polish glacier Date Climbed: 15 january 2001  Sucess!

dtrichet

6 french people eric,bernard, gilles, franck, christophe and didier.



Day 1 (09/01/2001) :rio vacas to pampa de lenas

Day 2: casa de piedra

Day 3: base camp,plaza de argentina

Day 4: Rest day at base camp

Day 5: camp1

Day 6: camp2

Day 7: summit of aconcagua by the direct polish glacier route (10 hours) and descending by the falso until camp2 (4 hours)

Day 8: base camp

Day 9: pampa de lenas

Day 10: rio vacas



we have summitted in total alpine style and we do not have used mules to reach base camp. We have done our acclimatation before in chile (Lascar 5100m and Parinacota 6300m)
Posted Apr 17, 2001 6:34 am

dstruppaRoute Climbed: Polish Traverse (falso de los polacos) Date Climbed: December 31, 1999  Sucess!
Climbed with Mountain Madness, with Cecelia Mortenson as lead guide. Great way to spend the last day of the millennium. We then went down through the Normal Route.
Posted Apr 15, 2001 7:18 am

7summitsRoute Climbed: Falso de los polaccos Date Climbed: 31-12-2000 !  Sucess!

7summits

Climbed the Polish traverse route with Erik Slot, much more beautiful than the normal route which we used to descend.



Check out my 7 summits pages for more info, a complete tripreport and 80+ pictures of the mountain.



Keep climbing,



Harry
Posted Mar 30, 2001 2:15 am

UliRoute Climbed: Normal Route Date Climbed: Jan. 15, 2001  Sucess!

Uli

Reached B.C. well acclimatized. Did Ojos del Salado (6.893 m) in Chile before. Just used one High Camp, Nido de Condores, 5.400 m. On summit day we had clouds on the top and light snow-fall, it was quite warm, -4° C, no wind. So we kept all our toes and fingers, but we didn't have any view. Wish to have done the Polacos Route.
Posted Mar 27, 2001 4:44 am

William MarlerRoute Climbed: Polish Traverse (2) Normal (2) Date Climbed: 12/02/87, 09/02/88, 10/01/99, 10/01/06  Sucess!

William Marler

Several times on the summit. Always an epic. This is a peak that always draws me back year after year. Many thanks to Laurie Skreslet for giving me the opportunity to guide with him each year. February 1987, February 1988, January 1990, December-January 1990-01, January 1992, January 1995, January 1997, January 1999, December 1999, January 2000, December 2001 and December 2003. January 10, 2006. I'm writing it all down here as I am starting to lose track of the years I have put in on this peak. Now if I added together all the loads I have carried.... (•: Cheers William Marler
Posted Mar 21, 2001 7:25 am

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