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  Andalucia-Antarctica Expedition: Mount Vinson 2005


CLIMBERS JUAN ANTONIO HUISA AND PEDRO LOPEZ ARRIVED TO CHILE WITH A DELAY

First steps of Andalucía-Antarctica Expedition

The climbers of CD Siete Cumbres, Juan Antonio Huisa and Pedro López left with a delay of two hours towards Barajas Airport.  Such delay made them lose the next flight to Santiago, Chile, and they had to spend the 4th in Madrid. 

Finally they left to Chile at 23_40, and after a long flight of 13 hours, they landed on Santiago Airport on December 5.

The climbers have been just one day in the Chilean capital to make the last paperwork and then they headed south, towards Temuco, 675 Km. to the south of Santiago.  From there they will travel to the little city of Pucón, where Villarica Volcano is located (2,840 m.), being this the first important destination, because they will climb to its summit to warm up before they definitive flight to the Antarctic continent and to look for the summit of its roof, Mount Vinson.

Translated from Spanish by Jorge Rivera

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