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Aconcagua Polish Traverse Expedition calls from base camp!

Hel­lo from Base camp! After six hours of climb­ing, we have made it. We are feel­ing a bit tired, but every­one is excit­ed to be here! The team caught their first glimpse of the pol­ish glac­i­er, the view was amaz­ing. We were climb­ing up to base camp look­ing up at the south face, and our antic­i­pa­tion for the climb is building! 

So far the weath­er is been great! The wind has been pick­ing up down low in the val­ley dur­ing the after­noons; but we pre­dict that the weath­er will be good up high. Now we are rest­ing 4,220 meters… it is quite sun­ny, very beautiful. 

Our team mem­bers have impor­tant mes­sages for their friends and family: 

Greg K: all is well in base­camp. Nice weath­er. Miss you all very much!

Lorne A: Miss and love you all, Mom, Ana, Ari­ane, Sam, Anabelle. Thanks to donors for encour­age­ment and Dita for inspiration.

Dave P: Dad and mom, don’t cry every­thing is great. PS there are 3 Dav­e’s here, so I adopt­ed the name ChiChi”.

Kei­th M: feel­ing strong at base­camp. Lucky to have good weath­er and a great group to climb with. Aconcagua is huge!

Chris Zahn: this is a mar­velous experience

David Cobb: We are now accli­ma­tiz­ing at base camp, enjoy­ing hot days and cool nights

David H: unique expe­ri­ence, moun­tains, peo­ple and expe­di­tion! One of life’s great expe­ri­ences, look­ing for­ward to the summit.

Tru­di: kids, pops- miss you ter­ri­bly and love you all! I’m doing fine. love mommy

Suzanne: feel­ing good at 4200 m love u all and miss u all a spe­cial big hug 2 Tam­my Zainah, Hap­py Birth­day Watfa!

Kari B: Hi JT, Marie, Sal­ly, Sta­cen, Tracey and Ana. Things are going fine. Hi Lily, I am in Argenti­na but think­ing of you. love you- K

Ossy: hola a mis hijas tita­nia, pene­lope, niki­ta, and macken­na. Les quiero mucho a mi Amber. All my love!