Aconcagua: finalizing details in Mendoza

A big sigh of relief as my bags finally showed up at the hotel late yesterday afternoon. Later that evening, we were treated to a nice dinner at the Francesco Barbera Ristorante in the heart of the city of Mendoza. We dined in the beautiful garden with Todd Burleson, the owner of Alpine Ascents along […]

Aconcagua: expedition under way

The Epic Challenge continues as I’ve arrived in Mendoza Argentina to start my climb of South America’s highest peak. Cerro Aconcagua is the highest mountain outside of Asia at 6,962 m (22,841 feet), which also makes it the 2nd highest of the Seven Summits (Highest mountains on each of the seven continents, second only to […]