About Jam: James McManus (aka Jam) owns and runs Earth’s Edge. He has over 20 years’ experience and leads many expeditions to altitude each year. Sun protection at altitude is a key component in mountaineering, as well as dust and cold air protection. When our social media guru Micheál asked me to write an article
This Aconcagua Trip Report was written by our expedition leader Ronan Lenihan, who led our Aconcagua Climb in January 2017. Our Aconcagua Adventure begins! On the 18th of January, I met with a diverse group of fellow mountaineers in Dublin Airport. For the first time on an Earth’s Edges trip everybody was on time, including myself.
Early into the summit day of Aconcagua, when the sun begins to rise on the far side of the mountain ahead of you, and the sky starts to turn slowly from black to blue, there’s a point where you look back and see a perfect triangular shadow of the peak spread across the peaks of