Categories

Photo of Everest from Kala Pattar on ExposedPlanet.com Photo of Aconcagua from Cerro Plata on ExposedPlanet.com Photo of Badwater, Death valley, California USA on ExposedPlanet.com Photo of Construction in Nepal: men crushing rocks on ExposedPlanet.com Photo of Maya Temple II in Tikal, Guatemala on ExposedPlanet.com Photo of Globalisation (8): kid on coke in Tibet on ExposedPlanet.com Photo of Mexican dancers backstage, Cancun, Mexico on ExposedPlanet.com Photo of Chinese borderguard at Tibetan border on ExposedPlanet.com Photo of Sunset at Laguna Verde, Chile on ExposedPlanet.com

Aconcagua, South face from summit 24th November 2006

Comments are closed.

Aconcagua, South face from summit

The story behind "Aconcagua, South face from summit"

Aconcagua is the highest mountain of South America -actually the highest outside of Asia- and therefore one of the 7 summits. There are many routes to the top, from which this image was shot. The difference in difficulty between the Normal routes coming from the gully -The Canaleta- on right on this image and the South Face on the left side of the ridge is considerable.

Taken on New Years day 2003/2004, exactly 3 years and 1 day after my first summit, on New years Eve :-)

Scanned from a Provia 100 slide, shot with Canon Eos 3. One of the few slides from this 7summits.com trip that survived the aggressive treatment of the so-called Professional photolab in Mendoza, some of the slides even came back with holes in them..

(No comments yet, be the first: click the link above the image, or share using the buttons.)

Share your Planet!

Click the buttons below to Tweet, Stumble, Reddit or Digg!

Categories:
7 summitsLandscapesMountainsSouth America

URL: http://exposedplanet.com/aconcagua-south-face-from-summit/