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Aconcagua Ice Cream Dream Team celebrates!

Hola friends, family and loved ones!

Our fearless team took in a local vineyard today after a delightful brunch. Then we all got together for one last great meal of a traditional Argentinian grill. Lots of meat and good drink. Though it was a great night we were sadden to say our goodbyes. Fortunately there is talk already about getting together soon for a rendezvous in a remote location on the other side of the world….the adventure continues! Thanks for joining us on Alpine Ascents’s last Aconcagua climb of the season. We had a wonderful time.

All our best,
Carole and Vern Tejas

Aconcagua Team Ice Scream Returns to Mendoza

Friends, family and loved ones,

‘Twas a big day for the Ice cream dream team as we departed base camp ⛺ and hiked out of the mountains and back to civilization.

We took another photo at the same sign we started at so you can compare before and after details. It was a fine day for trekking and we were allowed a final glimpse of the summit from afar. It’s hard to believe we were just up there less than 24 hours ago.

And now for some serious showers and some well deserved rest and recuperation.

All our best, Carole and Vern Tejas


 

Aconcagua Team Ice Cream Descends to Basecamp

Aconcagua Team Ice Cream Safely Back to Camp after Summit

Team Ice Cream on the Summit of Aconcagua!

The program was outstanding. Flawless logistics (from airport pickup through entire climb), great office support, world class guides (best on mountain without questions), proven itinerary. Everything was top shelf.

Aconcagua at sunset. Photo: Willi Prittie.
Aconcagua. Photo: Ben Jones.
Aconcagua. Photo: Ben Jones.
Aconcagua. Photo: Ben Jones.
One of the many river crossings, aided by our 4-legged friends. Photo: Pablo Betancourt.
Aconcagua. Photo: Ben Jones.
Aconcagua. Photo: Ben Jones.
Base Camp at night. Photo: Pablo Betancourt.
Aconcagua. Photo: Ben Jones.
Aconcagua. Photo: Ben Jones.
Aconcagua. Photo: Ben Jones.
Aconcagua. Photo: Ben Jones.
View of Camp 1 nestled into some rock wind walls. Photo: Willi Prittie.
Aconcagua. Photo: Ben Jones.
Climbers heading to High Camp. Photo: Pablo Betancourt.
Aconcagua. Photo: Ben Jones.
The Legendary South Face of Aconcagua. Photo: Willi Prittie.
Snow covered route after a storm above camp 3. Photo: Willi Prittie.
Relaxing at high Camp. Photo: Willi Prittie.
Standing on the Summit of the Americas. Photo: Pablo Betancourt.
Aconcagua. Photo: Ben Jones.
Aconcagua. Photo: Ben Jones.
Aconcagua. Photo: Ben Jones.
Aconcagua. Photo: Ben Jones.
Alpine Ascents Aconcagua Climb
Photo: Ben Jones
Alpine Ascents Aconcagua Climb
Photo: Ben Jones
Alpine Ascents Aconcagua Climb
Photo: Ben Jones
Alpine Ascents Aconcagua Climb
Photo: Ben Jones
Alpine Ascents Aconcagua Climb
Photo: Ben Jones
Alpine Ascents Aconcagua Climb
Photo: Ben Jones

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