AJA DIRECTOR RICHARD DUNWOODY CONQUERS MOUNT ACONCAGUA
AJA Director Richard Dunwoody summitted Mount Aconcagua in Argentina, the second highest of the seven summits (6,962 metres), and the highest mountain in the world outside
Towards the summit up the ‘Canaleta’ route Richard was taking up to six breaths per step, the summit itself being a nine hour haul.
The expedition, led by polar adventurer, Henry Cookson, took 14 days with temperatures as low as minus 20 degrees centigrade.
Surprisingly, near the top at the same time were the owners of Boscean Chieftain a horse Richard won on three times in 1994!
This was Richard’s second attempt to conquer
Richard said: “I’m delighted to have now finally achieved this with a great team of people and led by Henry Cookson, who did an excellent job in getting me to the top!”.
Richard will take on his next major challenge, for charity, in the
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