Category Archives: Bolivia 2012

All travelling home

After an 0330 pick up at the hotel and facing a long journey home everyone was in good spirits and managed to get onto flights overcoming the slightly random nature of Bolivian immigration!   Just 36 hours of long haul … Continue reading

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Back to La Paz – 22 June

The last few days have been very busy with teams climbing unnamed and unclimbed mountains to the head of base camp valley and exploring local peaks.   Andy Brown with Liz Robinson and Harvey Pynn pushed a route to within … Continue reading

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A tale of two mountains

19 June 12.  Chachakomani.   Sunday night saw twelve of the team heading up to high camp in preparation for the second wave of attempts on Chachakomani. After negotiating the rocky 400m ascent everyone quickly headed for their sleeping bags to … Continue reading

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Chachakomani and Pata Patani

17 June 2012.  Saturday saw the culmination of the research with the final sample collection completed during the early hours. This spelt the real start of the AT opportunity we’d all been looking forward to. Team 2 were split into … Continue reading

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End of research phase

15 Jun 12.  Day 10 and the mood was tense in the camp at breakfast for the final push of research. One (maybe two) needles and some sticky dots later and it was all over (save for the water in/out … Continue reading

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Research and recitals

14 Jun 12.   Day 9 was met with a quiver of excitement by the team as this was the penultimate day of research. After an excellent breakfast of fritters and jam we began the ascent to high camp. The pace … Continue reading

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The first eight days for Team 2

13 June 12.  This is the first opportunity that Team 2 has had to share their experiences since departing the UK 8 days ago (due to computer issues and possibly a bit of laziness)…. 36 hrs after excitedly meeting at … Continue reading

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