Aconcagua Christmas Eve Dispatch 12/24/08
Hello Mountain Madness. This is Pablo Puruncajas, Jason Brown and David Gilliland calling from Casa de Piedra on Aconcagua to say Feliz Navidad to all of you! We have had two great days of hiking toward our basecamp, Plaza Argentina. Tomorrow we are going to Plaza Argentina and I will try to call with another update. Tonight for Christmas eve, we are going to have an Asado. This is a big barbecue with the gauchos, the local cowboys. They are going to do a proper Argentinian asado for us and we will have a big Christmas feast with bbq meats, champagne and all of the fixings. We just want to wish a happy holiday to our families and let you know that we are all well. We have a beautiful day on the mountain today. I will call with updates again soon. Merry Christmas!