So today was our first acclimatisation day, we headed off towards our mountain all feeling a bit nervous, but very excited about what was to come!!
It was an excellent challenge and most of us got our first taste of what it feels like being at high altitude; breathlessness, headaches and a bit of nausea thrown in for good measure!! Experiencing the terrain was really useful and we all learnt a lot and feel a lot more prepared for Ojos del Salado, so that coupled with our day rock climbing yesterday (thanks to Helix Tactical for our helmets) we are ready and raring to go!!
Highlight of the day was when we all finally summited La Parva at 4100m, feeling absolutely elated!!
We also had a very welcome companian with us, Tezza the Dog, who joined us for the ENTIRE hike. Pretty sure he just wanted our turkey and cheese sandwiches 🤣 altho he didn't seem to be a fan of tomato 🤔
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