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Aconcagua Team Mulasses Go Celebrate!

Hello there friends family and loved ones

This is Vern Tejas reporting in for the last time for a Team Mulasses! Everyone has taken showers and celebrated our success with food and libations. Most are now winging their way back home.

It was a fine team and despite several setbacks we did quite well on the highest mountain in the Western and Southern Hemisphere. Our high success rate was due to everyone pulling together as a team and kind winds.

Thank you for joining us on our climb of “The Stone Sentinel.”

All our best,Carolina & Vern Tejas

Aconcagua Team Mulasses Descend After Summit Success!

Hola friends, family and loved ones!,

Up early to clear windy skys, we made good time trekking down to park entrance. Then we jumped on the bus for Mendoza and all are know either showering or eating .. Yum ,good to eat real food again!

To summarize our cllimb, it was awesome! We had great weather and beautiful views. Though our summit day was long (14 hours) it was a good challenge. Alll that attempted, accomplished the summit. What a great team we are!

Then of course we had to celebrate in Base camp with burgers and brews!

Tomorrow it’s off to explore the famous local vineyards. Stay tuned!

All our best,Carolina & Vern Tejas and Team Mulasses

Aconcagua Team Mulasses Delayed Post :)

Hola friends  family and loved ones, In three hours were able move food and equipment to camp 2 at around 17.643 feet. Once we cached our supplies at NIDO de Cóndores we returned to Canada camp for another night of rest. We are embracing the work high and sleep  low concept. As we tucked into bed after Carolina’s delicious Empenada dinner, we enjoyed another spectacular sunset. We will move camp tomorrow to Nido de Cóndores. All our best,Carolina & Vern Tejas and The Mulasses

Aconcagua team Mulasses reaches summit !

Aconcagua Muleasses takes rest day at High Camp

I did enjoy the expedition very much. I consider it very well planed and executed. The information and material provided well in advance allowed me to be well prepared and make the most of the experience. The team of guides was well complemented among the three and were very good leaders.

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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