He eventually won the stare-down, it was a hard-fought victory.
At the trail head for a 3-night trek that would welcome in our New Year.
Delerously happy after finishing the box of wine that Dale has been carrying for 2 days.
The sun sets on the lake at Refugio Jakob & 2012.
Bek`s smile of satisfaction could easily be mistaken for delerium after slogging up the slope and finally reaching Refugio Frey campsite.
A traditional parrilla BBQ at a very untraditional location for Bek & Dale`s NYE. Lamb dinner at Refugio Jakob.
Bek is no longer capable of disguising said delerium as we scale our first of two ascents the following day. Cruelty is the hike that sends one up and down and up and down only to finish 50 meters in elevation from the starting point, 8km and 6 hrs later.
Dale drops the pack to allow his spine time to unwind.
Argentinian kitchen. Man with knife also served us dinner with same bare hands on same bare table...