Team 9 relaxing after a warm, windless hike up the valley to Pampa de Leñas

Hey, this is Matthew Emht calling in for Team 9 on Aconcagua. Today is Wednesday, January 16th and the team has arrived safely at Pampa de Leñas.

We finally hit the trail today, everybody did great. It was a pretty warm day, almost no wind which was incredible. And almost hot, a bit hot, but the team did good, kept cool and now we are all relaxing at camp, waiting for our mules to catch up with all of our baggage.

The weather looks pretty good, we’ve got a couple of clouds streaming by, but for the most part looks really nice, the wind is pretty manageable and yeah the team is excited for a couple more days of hiking and for our arrival at Base Camp.

So that’s the news thanks for listening.


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