August 5th MOUNTAINEER DAY

August 5th has been deemed Mountaineer Day in Argentina. On this day do something mountaineer-esque that will help promote safety in the mountains.
-Donate to the “El Fede” Campanini Foundation who is trying to implement an emergency protocol for the 2011-2012 season
-Teach a fellow, yet perhaps new mountaineer a safety technique
-Read up on new self-rescue techniques
-Take a refresher CPR, First Aid or wilderness first aid course
-Check out CIMA’s new weather website www.aconcaguaweather.com

“Your mountain is waiting so get on your way”

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