Route Climbed: South face Date Climbed: January 2006
Climbed this one from Camp 1 on Aconcagua. It would´ve been a lot more enjoyable if there had been snow; as it was much of the climb involved kicking up scree at high altitude (oh, joy). Still, the summit is great and the views of Aconcagua are pretty sweet as well....
Route Climbed: Normal Date Climbed: 27 January 2005
Climbed from Camp 1 on our first "rest" day after the move up from Plaza Argentina. Very rewarding peak, with commanding views from which to ponder the impending ascent of Aconcaqua. The peak appears deceivingly close from the col.
"After the first glass, you see things as you wish they were. After the second, you see things as they are not. Finally, you see things as they really are, which is the most horrible thing in the world."
--Oscar Wilde on Absinthe