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Viento Blanco had a farewell dinner in Mendoza 

Hello everybody,

This morning we drove back to Mendoza from Penitentes. We are back in Mendoza now. We had our farewell dinner and said all the best to each other for ongoing journeys and adventures. 

Thanks to all the followers who supported us on this journey and wished us the best. 

Thanks to all the climbers for joining Alpine Ascents on our Aconcagua expeditions and best wishes for all in future climbing. Be safe on the mountain, safety first !!!

Namaste,

Jangbu, Dylan & Mariano 

Viento Blanco back in civilization 

Hey everybody!

The team is back in Penitentes after our 18-mile hike down the Horcones Valley today. Everyone is doing well with hot showers and a great meal at the Hotel Ayelen. Folks are excited to share their stories from Aconcagua with family and friends. 

We will be heading back to Mendoza tomorrow and do our farewell dinner. Thank you all for following us along the way. We will have our last cybercast tomorrow. 

Cheers,

Jangbu, Dylan & Mariano

Viento back down to Base Camp

Team Back at High Camp

The expedition was a balanced mix of struggle, hardship, reward and joy as I expected it. Willi exhibited an encyclopedic knowledge on mountaineering, equipment, S. America and all other subjects. He kept us well fed, safe, amused and comfortable. He is an excellent guide and an excellent person.

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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