Ojos del Salado

Ojos del Salado, northern view (March 2003).

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gimpilator

gimpilator - Oct 17, 2013 8:25 pm - Hasn't voted

Good Photo!

I remember that road. Did you climb the peak?

cyclista

cyclista - Oct 18, 2013 9:54 pm - Hasn't voted

Re: Good Photo!

Unfortunately not. It took me four days to get there hitchhiking (very little traffic but good adventure:). When finally there I got seriously sick and had to abandon all my climbing plans. Bad luck!

gimpilator

gimpilator - Oct 19, 2013 7:41 pm - Hasn't voted

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I'm very sorry to hear about your illness. Was it related to the altitude? That's very adventurous of you to hitchhike in such a remote area. When I was there it felt like the ends of the earth.

cyclista

cyclista - Oct 19, 2013 11:32 pm - Hasn't voted

Re: Good Photo!

I had bronchitis. I went to Ojos right after Aconcagua and altitude was not a problem, which only added to the frustration. But at least I could lay in a hot pool near Laguna Verde and take pictures:) And it felt like the end of the earth indeed - only me and two carabinieros in that huge area. Did you climb Ojos?

gimpilator

gimpilator - Nov 19, 2013 3:10 pm - Hasn't voted

Re: Good Photo!

We did climb Ojos. What a let down for you though! I had a similar experience in Switzerland last year. I had just finished acclimatizing on Monte Rosa and I was ready to go to Mont Blanc when I found out I needed immediate surgery for a weird health problem. My partner was able to do Mont Blanc solo while I was in the hospital.

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