Friday, January 12, 2007

PRIDE Foundation Fund Raising for Breast Cancer Survivors

Tomorrow marks a big for PRIDE, to be more specific, 2 of my friends, which will accompany 4 other individual, of which, one of them a breast cancer survivor (Rene'e Aziz Ahmad) to Argentina.

The reason is to scale Mount Aconcagua, which is the 4th highest peak in the world.



I wish all the team members, specifically to Zabil and Stephanie, very best of luck.

Do email them to give them words of encouragement here

Here is the full 26 days program. The team will leave KLIA tomorrow just past midnight and will bring them to Mendoza VIA Johanesberg, Cape Town and
Buenos Aires.

Thanks Zabil for the full program and good luck to all of you! Make us all proud!


EXPEDITION PROGRAMME

PRE-EXPEDITION
DAY 1
SUN
14Jan

DEP KUL 01:05 ARR EZE 15:35
Depart Kuala Lumpur for Buenos Aires with Malaysian Airlines (MAS)
DEP EZE 18:55 ARR MDZ 20:45
Depart Buenos Aires for Mendoza with Aerolineas Argentinas

DAY 2
MON
15Jan

Rest day, overnight at Mendoza

EXPEDITION
DAY 3
TUE 16Jan

Equipment check and briefing

DAY 4
WED 17Jan

Drive to Penitentes

DAY 5 to DAY 7
THU 18Jan to SAT 20Jan

Climb starts... Approach to Guanacos Base Camp 13,000'

DAY 8
SUN 21Jan

Ice Climbing Training at Guanacos Base Camp 13,000'

DAY 9 to DAY 17
MON 22Jan to TUE 30-Jan

Ascend from Base Camp 13,000' to Camp1 15,200', Camp2 16,500', Camp3
17,800 and High Camp 19,200'

DAY 18 to DAY 20
WED 31Jan to FRI 2Feb

Summit Attempt 22,834'

DAY 21
SAT 3Feb

Traverse to Plaza De Mulas Base Camp 13,800'

DAY 22
SUN 4Feb

Hike out via South Face to Penitentes

DAY 23
MON 5Feb

Drive to Mendoza and overnight

POST-EXPEDITION
DAY 24
TUE 6Feb

Rest day in Mendoza and overnight

DAY 25 to DAY 26
WED 7Feb FRI 9 Feb

DEP MDZ 09:50 ARR EZE 11:22
Depart Mendoza for Buenos Aires with Aerolineas Argentinas

DEP EZE 20:20 ARR KUL 05:40
Depart Buenos Aires for Kuala Lumpur with Malaysian Airlines (MAS)

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