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Peak(s):  Aconcagua - 22,841 feet
Post Date:  12/14/2011
Date Climbed:   11/24/2011
Posted By:  nmontelli

 Failed Attempt at Aconcagua   

In November I headed down to Mexico and Argentina to climb Orizaba, where I was successful, and Aconcagua. I was sadly turned around by cold hands and toes. This is a total report of the whole experience. Tons of pictures.

To the Summit of the Western Hemisphere


  • Comments or Questions

Very Cool!     12/15/2011 03:03
This was a lot of fun to read. Bummer about not reaching the summit but it sounds like it was the right choice. Great write-up.


Amazing     12/15/2011 03:16
Really cool report and, love the pictures. Sorry you didn't make the summit, but what an adventure!
Thanks for shearing.


Great battle     12/17/2011 02:36
You were in great shape but things just didn't go your way - from the finicky stove to less than adequate key clothes. Save some dough, get some nice boots (overboots?) and mitts and kick the mtn's ass again! Best of luck.



awesome pics and great writeup     12/19/2011 02:02
Thanks for the memories. reminds me a lot of my trip couple of years back. But your pics are over the top! nice work up there!!!

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