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By Walter Stewart,Colin Stewart,Aaron Stewart,Lindsy Cieslewicz,Olivia Edvalson

ISBN-10: 0578149508

ISBN-13: 9780578149509

Aconcagua “Stone Sentinel” mountain climbing the Stairway to Heaven, is a real tale of a father and sons who set out on a self-guided day trip to summit the top mountain on this planet outdoor the Everest Himalayan Chain. Stone Sentinel, Aconcagua, is the top the place supplemental oxygen isn't used. At nearing 23,000 feet. (7,000 m) it towers above the Andes in Argentina; each year it is going to have fee lives of these who underestimated the duty to face upon its summit. as soon as underway one in our summit social gathering obtained signs of AMS, altitude illness. We needed to descend back off from base camp to reduce altitudes and it appeared our summit test was once derailed. there have been now not enough days left for professional protocol directions to be to let making the summit. We believed lets be fortunate simply going up a few greater at the mountain to probably one of many top summit camps. as an alternative we had Serendipitous perception for a brand new acclimation version which we hired with extraordinary effects. eventually this appeared wouldn't also be sufficient. The ranger at Camp 2 mentioned climate, Viento Blanco, used to be going to hit, a excessive altitude jet-stream hurricane. It got here down eventually to both going for a summit try with shortened days, simply 4 days out from base camp, rather than the suggested ten days; or lets no longer pass in any respect. incorporated during this offing was once that we didn't also have adequate time to maneuver as much as summit Camp three, Berlin. Camp 2, Nido de Condores, used to be to turn into our summit camp. This produced a frightening 4,850 toes summit day; this is often over part the entire distance from base camp to the summit and customarily quantities to 5 days to complete. This proved to be a grueling 21.5 hour summit day. It began with a 3:30 am Alpine begin of Camp 2, “Nido.” After a frightening climb up the Canaleta, and operating out of water, the 3 folks, a Father and sons, stood jointly at the summit opposed to those inconceivable odds. this is often that insightful suspenseful tale with many anecdotal impressions of what it skill to climb a difficult summit within the attractive Andes diversity. There are to boot important insights for mountaineers heading to Aconcagua,” the Stone Sentinel,” together with an outline of our specified acclimation version and the way this affected our efforts to make the summit.

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