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Las Pumas Summit Mt. Bonete

Today Las Pumas summited Mt. Bonete! We reached a new high point for the trip at 16,732 ft. The weather was excellent and the views fantastic! The entire team continues to acclimatize well.

Tomorrow we have a carry and acclimatization hike to Canada, which will be our first high camp.

Saludos!

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Las Pumas: Rest Day Plaza de Mulas

Las Pumas took a rest day in Plaza de Mulas. We enjoyed phenomenal hot showers, the bean bags in the new relaxation dome, reading time, and lots of good food.

I think it’s safe to say that we all feel refreshed and ready for our hike to Bonete tomorrow.

The first photo below is a view of the alpenglow over the slopes of Aconcagua and the second photo is a view of the sunset over the peak we plan to climb tomorrow (it’s the triangle in the middle in the very back).

Buenas noches!

Rachel

Fantastic trip, people, mountain, guides, etc. A really special experience for me.

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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