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Ascent of Aconcagua on 2009-01-18

Climber: Matthias Ihl

Others in Party:Paul Walter
Sarp Akcay
Date:Sunday, January 18, 2009
Ascent Type:Unsuccessful - Turned Back
Peak:Aconcagua
    Location:Argentina
    Elevation:6000 m / 19688 ft

Ascent Trip Report

First attempt (Polish route from Plaza Argentina), unfortunately unsuccessful, weather was too severe, tonss of snow, windy and very cold. Made it to halfway between Camp 1 and Camp 2. Spent New Year's Eve 2008/2009 out in open country, first day on the hike up to Plaza Argentina.
Summary Total Data
    Route Conditions:
Unmaintained Trail, Open Country, Stream Ford, Snow on Ground, Scramble, Glacier Climb
    Gear Used:
Ice Axe, Crampons, Tent Camp



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