Season 2, Episode 11: Mount Aconcagua Adventure of Life and Death by Gary Middlemiss_Interviews of Notables & Influencers_by Joanne Z. Tan 22 Feb, 2024


How did climbers survive and climb 23,000 to the top of Mount Aconcagua with delirium, starvation due to stolen food, evil guides, and more?

Gary Middlemiss and his friends did a death-defying climb of Mount Aconcagua in Argentina, experiencing the best and the worst in humanity, frigid coldness, and severe altitude sickness.

– When his group’s guides turned out to be more dangerous than the mountains, and what did they do?

– What were the best and worst in humanity they experienced?

– What was it like to pushing life to the edge of survivability?

– How did he reach the Aconcagua summit at 23,000 feet, in spite of starvation (after food was stolen), delirium, ill-willed guide, near death experience… ?

– How did they persevere over 13 days’ ascension, and then descend in 3 days, in -30 degree temperature? (Among his 7 team members, one was helicoptered down with a broken arm and another with asthma…)

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