Russian camp of the 7 Summits Club on Aconcagua: El Fuego group climbed to the base camp
Victor Ershov, guide of the 7 Summits Club from Argentina:
Hello from the Russian camp on Aconcagua with 4300m! We finally got here, though! We - this group El Fuego (Lights!), and came quite quickly, just 7 hours and 21 km at 1000m drop from camp Confluencia. Great result! And yesterday, in Confluencia we passed successfully medical-check - with all very cool indicators, physicians were surprised. The team members, of course, were tired after two days of difficult walking. But no worries, tomorrow is a holiday, and finally internet here it is!
Cerro Aconcagua (official name) with its 6,962 m is the highest mountain in South (and both) America, and the highest mountain in the Southern and Western Hemisphere. It is located in the Andes ... read more »