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sutcliffe996Route Climbed: polish traverse. Date Climbed: jan/feb 2004  Sucess!

sutcliffe996

Excellent fun, climbed with IMG, great outfit. Alistair Sutcliffe.
Posted Dec 21, 2004 7:42 am

marcpagani.comRoute Climbed: Ruta Normal Date Climbed: December 15, 2001

marcpagani.com

Had to turn around at 22,000 feet due to partner's disorientation (hypoxia) - amazing mountain with great people. Nido de Condores was one of the most beautiful sunsets I've ever seen - very tough slogging
Posted Nov 4, 2004 4:06 pm

jwuiteRoute Climbed: Normal Date Climbed: January 15 1997  Sucess!

jwuite

Wish it was 40 meters higher!
Posted Oct 15, 2004 12:29 pm

LigaRoute Climbed: Normal route Date Climbed: January 11, 2004  Sucess!

Liga

Weather was great, even at the Windy Crest it was lull!

Although the climb was not difficult at all, I will remember Canaleta - for sure :)
Posted Oct 6, 2004 12:40 pm

nunkunRoute Climbed: Normal Route Date Climbed: 1st February 2002  Sucess!

nunkun

Very nice weather, and beautifull summit, after the hard canaleta !
Posted May 17, 2004 6:56 pm

t511aRoute Climbed: Polish Traverse Date Climbed: 29Dec2003  Sucess!

t511a

Very windy and very cold, but other than that, weather was very cooperative with us. We were fortunate! Not a single drop of precipitation the entire 19 days! That's not to say that some of us didn't get a little wet!!
Posted Apr 28, 2004 1:23 am

jstanleyRoute Climbed: from Plaza Argentinas to Independencia to summit via normal route Date Climbed: 10 January 1999  Sucess!

jstanley

The ascent, with three others including William Marler, from high camp at base of Polish Galcier took just under seven hours. It was fair, but cold and windy (when isn't it?).
Posted Apr 7, 2004 4:44 pm

marianneijRoute Climbed: Normal route Date Climbed: 20 febr 2004  Sucess!
Dutch expedition HT Wandelreizen 2004 !

In extremely bad weather at the summit at 16.00h: Marianne IJnsen, Angelique Toonen, Jan Midde, John Boers!
Posted Mar 4, 2004 8:56 am

eugeneowenRoute Climbed: Normal from the North Date Climbed: 26 January 2004  Sucess!

eugeneowen

A lot of snow on the mountain this season and some strange weather, but we had a near perfect summit day of 8 hours to the top.

Some spectacular views on a beautiful mountain.

Argentina is a great place.

Posted Feb 6, 2004 5:28 am

Marcel van der WalRoute Climbed: Polish Traverse Date Climbed: 9 January  Sucess!

Marcel van der Wal

Sander Daems, Alison Guildford, Edward Riches, David Nanfra and Marcel van der Wal of team XSF stood on the summit around 13:30 on January the 9th 2004. for more information check www.xsf.info
Posted Feb 2, 2004 10:14 am

bez33Route Climbed: Normal Date Climbed: december 30, 2003  Sucess!

bez33

It was an exceptionally dry year, thus made the upper mountain and especially the Canaletas tough. I reached summit at 2:00 p.m. At around 22,000 ft the winds just died, making it a memorable summit!
Posted Jan 24, 2004 11:30 am

thelisaRoute Climbed: Falso de Polacos Date Climbed: 17 January 2004  Sucess!

thelisa

Lisa Madden and Aidan Sayers reached the summit at 16:42, the last people to summit that day as far as we know!
Posted Jan 23, 2004 9:57 am

mymountainRoute Climbed: Normal route from Plaza de Mulas Date Climbed: Jan. 2003  Sucess!

mymountain

The mymountain team (Domenico, Franco, Mario) as reached the summit the 18.01.2003 at 10.20 AM. See the story and the photos at www.mymountain.ch.
Posted Jan 22, 2004 3:03 am

mpaRoute Climbed: Normal route  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Dec 23, 2003

mpa

We climbed Aconcagua from December 11-24. We reached the summit on our first try after 7 hours from 'Lower white rocks' camp at about 10:45. It was a day with perfect weather, not too cold, so we stayed about 45 minutes on the top.
Posted Jan 12, 2004 3:53 am

TMRoute Climbed: Polish Traverse Date Climbed: December 4-22, 2003  Sucess!

TM

It was a low snow year there this year. We used crampons only for the final 150 vertical feet; the windy crest had a dirt track right through the middle of it. The beginning of the season, and our trip was marked by a persistent lenticular and day after day of heavy winds, mainly from C2 up, but sometimes hammering as low as basecamp. Permit fees have gone up. Prices in Mendoza are generally lower, while mountain costs have stayed the same as in the last few years. Cheers to our Danish friends!
Posted Jan 6, 2004 11:33 pm

RobtRoute Climbed: Route Normal Date Climbed: Jan. 02  Sucess!

Robt

Posted Nov 5, 2003 3:10 pm

Pedro HauckRoute Climbed: normal Date Climbed: 01/02/02  Sucess!

Pedro Hauck

Summit by normal route. 5 hour of trek to get there...
Posted Oct 16, 2003 5:07 pm

xyatiRoute Climbed: Normal Route Date Climbed: March 9th, 2000  Sucess!

xyati

My partner and I climbed the route from the trailhead at Puente Del inca in 9 days. Summit day started at 19,600 feet. Round trip took about 12 hours. The weather was great until around 2pm when "Viento Blanco" moved quickly in on us. We survived unharmed, but one French man was not so lucky.
Posted Aug 28, 2003 1:00 pm

rgmackieRoute Climbed: Polish Direct Date Climbed: 30 January 2002
Date Climbed: Jan 30, 2002
Solo climb via the Vacas Valley. Retreated twice off Polish Direct in high winds/blowing snow. Traversed from C2 to Nido de Condores and descended via Plaza de Mulas.
Posted Aug 9, 2003 6:28 pm

sgudmannRoute Climbed: Normal from Plaza das mulas Date Climbed: 28 January 2002  Sucess!
Nice walk ! Very cold and windy, but made it without problems to the summit, except for cold feet and a dead guy on the way.
Posted May 19, 2003 1:28 pm

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