Message from the slopes of Aconcagua: next night our group start for a summit bid ....
Hi! This is Vladimir Kotlyar, still from South America, from Argentina. We sit in a tent at an altitude of 6000m, at a place called Cholera. We are having dinner, have dinner. Now we are waiting for tea, melting snow. There is strong wind outside, but in principle, nothing special. Although we should change tents, probably, for the next season. At night we go to the top… I hope that the Mount let us... Wind, of course, is strong, but what to do? We have only two days with more or less possible weather conditions for climbing. Therefore, we will try, we will endure ... and see what happens. All the best, wish us luck! Adios!
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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 »