24 December 2014 -
This is Max Kausch writing a dispatch for the December SummitClimb.com
expedition to Aconcagua. Today is Christmas Eve and we´re at Base Camp (BC)
4300m/14,107ft high. All expedition members are doing great and having fun!
Today is our rest day and we'll relax here at
BC. Weather improved a lot and it seems we might have 5 days of decent
weather. I hope this is enough time to acclimatize and be ready for a nice
The approach went very well and we made it to
BC in 7 hours. Today Dr. Muller is teaching us some German card games and Mr.
Diamon Pon tried to teach the team some tai chi moves. We'll start to move up
the mountain tomorrow and take our first load to 5000m.
Wish us luck!
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