Dr. Jon Kedrowski: Posted on Saturday, February 22, 2014 9:30 AM Post #116: Summitting Aconcagua 6969m/22,841’ Tuesday February 18 2014. This has been the first expedition in the past few years that I have not been able to update my blog regularly. Also, my SPOT Beacon’s batteries froze up because it was such a cold start … Read moreSummitting Aconcagua 6969m/22,841’ Tue February 18th 2014.
Posted on Wednesday, February 12, 2014 7:50 AM Today, Wednesday February 12th, is a rest day. We arrived in basecamp at Plaza de Argentina at 4200m yesterday following three days of trekking in. It is very hot and warm, even up here at basecamp… very much a Mars-like landscape with reddish rocks and purples and … Read moreRest day and limited access to technology
Dr. Jon Kedrowski: Posted on Thursday, February 06, 2014 9:41 PM My bags arrived with me on my plane when I got here to Mendoza two days ago. This is my 5th consecutive expedition without any major problems, so my luck has been quite good. Unfortunately Nick and his wife Sandi arrived late on Feb. 4th … Read moreWaiting on Bags – Trip Delayed, Feb 6th 2013
Posted on Sunday, February 09, 2014 8:10 AM The Mission 14 Team is off and running! Finally leaving for Aconcagua after waiting on baggage sent to the wrong destinations by the airlines. Here’s the current schedule: Today, Saturday 8th: Nick’s gear arrived!… We depart for Los Penitentes, a ski resort outside of Mendoza… We will overnight … Read moreOff to Aconcagua, Schedule