Team 8, Mucho Mucho Hadeen looking forward to celebrating their successes after they trek from Plaza de Mulas Base Camp to Penitentes

Friends, family, loved ones, Stuart here from Aconcagua Team Ocho, Mucho Mucho Hadeen.

Just calling you here from Plaza Mulas Base Camp; we’re just about to leave this morning for the trek out to Horcones, and Penitentes and Hotel Ayelen.

Everybody’s doing well.

We got some snow, so it’s going to be an interesting hike out, there’s quite a bit of precipitation coming down. Everybody’s a little bit tired, but looking forward to celebrating our successes back in the hotel and then back in Mendoza. We’ll keep you posted once we get to Penitentes again.

All’s well here, just a little tired after the summit day and coming back down. Thanks for tuning in, ciao for now.

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