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  Russian Aconcagua 2004


 Aconcagua from a Russian set of eyes..

Update 7: News from Aconcagua Expedition of Russian Adventure Team of Alpindustria from Moscow under the leadership of Alexander Abramov and Ludmila Korobeshko. Alexander Abramov reports: "6, February. In the morning we were woken up by the noise of the helicopter. It was rangers they brought the bridge and tried to throw it across the river. In one hour they were successful. Our group was the first who tested the bridge. We supposed the day would be difficult but it turned out to be the harder. At 9 o'clock in the morning we packed the rucksacks and left the camp Confluencia. At first the way led uphill. When we appeared on the flat place. The river we were compelled to wade in some places. It was the fist hours of our way. We came up to the good refuge. From this place the sudden ascent begins it took all our strength.

In the evening all our team was very tired and hungry. So we decided to have a rest day tomorrow.

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