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    8/12/2009

    CHRONICLE OF THE DAY

    7/12/2009

    Third day in Patriot Hills, we are just taking it easy: we basically speak , I write and read a bit. Today it has been a magnificent day and one of the workers the base has invited me to go out with his snowmobile. We have gone to so mountains about 14 kms away.And once [...]

    CHRONICLE OF THE DAY

    5/12/2009
    Yesterday night luck returned to accompany us and we could fly with the light aircraft up to Patriot Hills: The unexpected trip was due to the evacuation of a climber who got hurt very closed to the field base, if it hadn’t been for that , we would have had to wait between 5 and [...]

    CHRONICLE OF THE DAY

    4/12/2009

     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
    Today we have come to the base field, the decrease has been long and tiring, we will try to plunder the first light aircraft towards Patriot Hills. We have been lucky: the meteorology has changed and the expedition that climbed two days behind ours is stopped in the height field, beated by a big storm [...]

    CHRONICLE OF THE DAY

    3/12/2009

    Top!!! I have called at 19.30 p.m by my satellite telephone from the top to find out that we have reached the summit.
    It has not been easy. The day is magnificent, without a wind pinch, now we still have three hours to go down.

    CHRONICLE OF THE DAY

    2/12/2009
    Today we have dedicated it to recovering in the field of height: reading and accumulating forces. The Sun was warming the tents and inside, the temperature was bearable, but in the exterior the wind and the cold not were awful.
    I pass you the photo of what we see from here: The Mount Shinn.
    Tomorrow we will [...]

    CHRONICLE OF THE DAY

    1/12/2009
    Today we have come to the field of height (3.950 m. in the photo) and we have overcome the hardest and technical part of the expedition: after the field left 1, we have mended a “plateau” of the glacier and later permission a really steep and frozen “couloir”, up to the point that we have [...]

    CHRONICLE OF THE DAY

    30/11/2009
     
    Today us to plundered the wind storm announced for Tuesday, in the camp not was not very strong, but in the comb where we will install the field of height it was the most violent.
    It seems that from tomorrow we will have three good days that might allow us to install the field of height [...]