and there we were the Andes, hopping between Argentina and Chile.

after pre-trip brushing up on castellano (I'm sure a good August is dryland training and Spanish practice...)

Club Andino Bariloche, muchísimas gracias!

Climbing lovely little couloirs near Catedral in Bariloche

Emilio the hut cat chose to sleep in my sleeping bag. This was charming.

DouDou and the mate! 

no filter! this was a really gorgeous evening...we could hardly handle it.