Ascent of Aconcagua on 2009-01-18
|Others in Party:||Paul Walter|
|Date:||Sunday, January 18, 2009|
|Ascent Type:||Unsuccessful - Turned Back|
| Elevation:||19688 ft / 6000 m|
Ascent Trip ReportFirst attempt (Polish route from Plaza Argentina), unfortunately unsuccessful, weather was too severe, tonss of snow, windy and very cold. Made it to halfway between Camp 1 and Camp 2. Spent New Year's Eve 2008/2009 out in open country, first day on the hike up to Plaza Argentina.
|Summary Total Data|
| Route Conditions:||Unmaintained Trail, Open Country, Stream Ford, Snow on Ground, Scramble, Glacier Climb|
| Gear Used:||Ice Axe, Crampons, Tent Camp|
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