A Call from the summit of Aconcagua ! 10
climbers of 7 Summits Club on the highest point of America !
Call. Short information from Victor Bobok, directly from the
summit of Aconcagua. Eight members of the expedition reached the summit: Denis
Abuev, Igor Barabeshkin, Alexey Boutin, Alexander Viktorov, Igor Kadochin
Pavel Laktyushkin, Boris Pavlov, Igor Cherkashin. As well as our guides:
Victor Bobock and Olga Rumyantseva. Plus one local guide, thanks to him!
Weather conditions are very heavy, strong winds, fog and cold. But it was the
same all season. The average success rate on Aconcagua at this moment is
around 20%. We have - 70%! We wish to our team a successful descent and
waiting forward messages already from lower camps.
Other members of Alexei Vaulin, Nadezhda Goncharuk,
Alexander Smirnov and Alexander Savotkina refused to climb for different
reasons, but they are okay.
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