Aiming for the top in Peak Quest
Added: (Wed Oct 03 2001)
Pressbox (Press Release) -
An intreppid man from Lytham St Anne's Blackpool is prepering to scale South Americas Highest peak.
Ashley Barnard will form part of a four man stonge expedition team to Mt Aconcagua in Chile in the New Year.The 31 year old has just returned from Seattle washington where he has been training for a week on the slopes of Mt Baker befor summiting it solo at 10.000ft.
The team will start thier expedition to Chile In January and expect to spend around four weeks to acclimatize and summit the mountain.
Ashley stated that this would be a great day for him when he reaches the summit as it would be a great chance to gain alltitude experiance for his next big adventure to the Himalays in April of next year where he will be climbing Mt Shishapangma at 8012 meters.
Ashley is lookng for sponsors or donations to help finance the expedition .