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Aconcagua Team rafting in Mendoza! TRIP ROUND-UP

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Written by Dr. Rowena Lewthwaite Well. No words can truly describe the feeling of summiting and the whole expedition. There has been so much joy, laughter and fun along the way while putting in a considerable effort to achieve such an amazing goal. Yes there was a lot of sweat, a litt

ACONCAGUA SUMMIT!

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Great news – all the way from the summit of Aconcagua. Rowena aka Roadrunner and Willie just topped out – way to start the year guys!! 2.25PM LOCAL TIME! CONGRATULATIONS!!!!!!

Aconcagua Summit push is under way

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“We have reached yellow rocks, all is really good. More news later”, in via satellite – good luck team! Summit Day on Aconcagua – The Task at Hand! The Aconcagua summit day is very long yet satisfying. Our wake up call is at first light, and we depart between 6

Aconcagua Team are heading for high!

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Thanks again to our current Aconcagua team member Rowena for another great update! They have now reached a height similar to Everest Base Camp carrying gear up the mountain, and returned to Plaza de Mulas BC to sleep-low-climb-high, vital for acclimatization. Last night was their last

HAPPY NEW YEAR FROM BBE! Always choose BBE!

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  Seasons Greetings From Benegas Brothers Expeditions What a year! The past twelve months have sparkled with treks to Ama Dablam and Everest in Nepal, an all-women yak trek to Alaska, and tons of rock climbing in Utah. We have a crew of climbers currently ascending Aconcagua, and of c

Happy Christmas from Aconcagua!

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The Latest from Argentina! “We have had the most spectacular few days from the dizzy altitudes achieved which was somewhat unexpected for all of us considering the time we have been here. We have smashed out 50km in 3 days with nearly 5km of assent! We have seen some of the most

Aconcagua Group 1 have reached 4774m! Time for a couple days rest and then we head to the Park!

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Aconcagua Group 1 have already reached 4774m, during our pre-acclimatization program! SO now it’s time for a couple days rest, and a well-deserved shower and meal… and then we head to the Aconcagua National Park the day after tomorrrow! Looks like everyone is having a blas

Aconcagua Group 1 Latest NEWS! Solitude and Great Weather

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News in from Willie: Good morning! Yesterday we had an absolutely fantastic day! We summited Mt. Arenales (3,092m), Mt Lomas Blancas (3,640m),  Mt Cáucaso (3,798m), Mt. Iluso (3,816m), and finally  Mt. Ignorado (4,123m) all in one day. With 1200 meters of elevation gain and then down

Aconcagua Season underway for BBE

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The season is OFFICIALLY now underway in Argentina and our first group are acclimatizing already in the Vallecitos area, where we enjoy a week in the mountains pre-Aconcagua National Park climbing high and reviewing skills, to be perfectly prepared to sleep beautifully at the Plaza De

FOCUS ON – TRAINING! How to max your core strength for skiing powder

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Working Your Core The following article was written by Steve House (IFMGA-Certified Mountain Guide, Uphill Athlete co-founder, coach) for Benegas Brothers clients to understand the importance of training for their trips, and training the correct way. Working Your Core Whether you are