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Ascent to Aconcagua-17000 on 2010-01-10

Climber: Jose Valdez

Date:Sunday, January 10, 2010
Ascent Type:Unsuccessful - Turned Back
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Car
Point Reached:Aconcagua - 17000
    Location:Argentina
    Elevation:5181 m / 17000 ft
    Remaining Elevation:1780 m / 5841 ft (18% left to go)

Ascent Trip Report

I descended after getting a slight case of pneumonia above campomento 1. But I still enjoyed my time in the Andes and Argentina.
Summary Total Data
    Distance:96.6 km / 60 mi
    Trailhead:Punta de Vacas, Argentina  
    Quality:9 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Unmaintained Trail, Open Country, Stream Ford, Snow on Ground, Snow Climb, Glacier Climb
    Gear Used:
Ice Axe, Crampons, Ski Poles, Guide, Pack Animals, Tent Camp
Ascent Statistics
    Time Up:7 Days 
Descent Statistics
    Time Down:3 Days 



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