Thursday, January 10, 2008
AAI's second Aconcagua Expedition of the year is underway. AAI guide Joey Elton and climbers Richard Pedersen and Guy Manning met Monday night and are currently hiking into Base Camp. Stay up to date by checking out our dispatches page and follow Joey, Rich, and Guy as they attempt to climb to the top of the Western Hemisphere.
Aconcagua is the world's highest mountain outside of central Asia. It stands at 22,842 feet (6962 meters) in Argentina, just a few miles east of the Chilean border. If you are interested in learning more about our Aconcagua Expedition, please visit our Aconcagua web page and get in touch with Andy Bourne at email@example.com or at 800-424-2249.
Posted by American Alpine Institute at 11:42 AM