SlingFin tents were recently used as part of a training session with Tyler Armstrong. Tyler is the youngest to summit Aconcagua and has many more summits in his sights. The mountaineering training session took place on the north side of Mt. Adams and was led by Robert Link and Lhawang Dhondup.
Congratulations to Tyler Armstrong – the youngest person in recorded history to reach the summit of Argentina’s Aconcagua mountain, which at 22,841 feet is the tallest peak in the Western and Southern hemispheres. Tyler Armstrong (9 years old) of Yorba Linda reached the summit on Christmas Eve with his father Kevin and our good friend, Tibetan sherpa and Mountain Link guide , Lhawang Dhondup, who has climbed Mount Everest multiple times. They used the following SlingFin tents to reach the summit: OneUp, HardShell and SafeHouse2.
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