Ascent of Aconcagua on 2017-01-22
|Others in Party:||Bob Bazley|
|Date:||Sunday, January 22, 2017|
|Ascent Type:||Successful Summit Attained|
| Elevation:||22841 ft / 6961 m|
Ascent Trip ReportWe approached from the Vacas Vally and descended via the normal route. Organised expedition with Adventure Peaks. The walks in and out were very hot and dry, An extra day spent at base camp to allow a few members of the team to recover from illnesses. All strong and healthy for summit bid on the 22nd with 100% of the team successfully reaching the top. Beers and steak back in Mendoza!
|Summary Total Data|
| Total Elevation Gain:||14967 ft / 4561 m|
| Route Conditions:||Maintained Trail, Unmaintained Trail, Snow on Ground|
| Gear Used:||Ice Axe, Crampons, Ski Poles, Guide, Porters, Tent Camp|
| Weather:||Cold, Breezy, Clear|
30km winds, clear
| Gain on way in:||14967 ft / 4561 m|
| Start Trailhead:||Vacas Vally 7874 ft / 2399 m|
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