Team Sí Se Puede heading to Tambopoxi, disappointed it was too rainy to summit Antisana, but hoping for clear skies on Cotopaxi

Hello world!  This is Team Sí Se Puede, checking in on Sunday, the day we were supposed to summit Antisana.  But unfortunately the weather was not working in our favor, it was raining all day Saturday and pretty much all night this past night.  The roads were horrible, but it was very warm rain so the snow and ice conditions would’ve been less than favorable when we got up there.

So that one didn’t happen unfortunately and now we’re down at base camp, at Hacienda Antisana, getting things together, just had breakfast, still raining.  We’re going to get all packed up here, get folks squared away and head over to Chilcabamba and spend the night there, clean up a little bit, take a shower.  And then the next night, we’re heading over to Tambopoxi and hopefully some of this weather clears up so we can see Cotopaxi in these next few days.

And “Hi” Chelsea and “Hi” Mom and Dad back home, and Shatayu, and Bert, and Frances, and Ed, and everybody else says “Hi” to their families as well.  Everyone’s doing good, so we’ll check in tomorrow.

Antisana from the summit of BearÁs Peak, Papallacta.

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