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Tor BjorstadRoute Climbed: Normal Route Date Climbed: 2001.01.29  Sucess!
Summited in 7.5 hours from Nido de Condores, at 12:15. No trouble, having spent a lot of time on the mountain and acclimatized very well. The Canaleta was still snowy, which helped a lot.
Posted Feb 12, 2002 6:03 am

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!


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


Fairly 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. From Nido de Condores, (18,000') to summit and back in 6 hours. Very stormy out for a summit day.
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!


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!


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

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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