Dale reporting from Chimborazo base camp, the team is resting and preparing to ascend to the top of the mountain.

Hey this is Dale Diener and I’m doing the cybercast tonight for the Ecuador trip for Alpine Ascents. And tonight (I don’t even know what day of the week it is, cause I’m so lost).  But we’re at Base Camp for our summit tonight on Chimborazo. Base Camp is at about 16,500 feet.  We just had dinner, we’re getting snuggled up into our tents for a few hours of sleep, and around midnight we’ll start the ascent to the top of the mountain, which is, I think the elevation is like 20,700 or something like that (voice in background: “Crazy”) Crazy, yeah. It’s apparently the furthest point from the center of the Earth, so I’m looking forward to the big climb and I just want to say hi to all the family and friends from our crew here and we’ll talk to you all tomorrow, bye.

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