Tag: Mt Ojos del Salado

Advantages Of Swimming On A Volcano

Photos of Herman van der Westhuizen on Mount Muelas Muertes, courtesy of Nicolene Steynberg about the Madswimmers The Big Swim on Mt Ojos del Salado in Argentina. The advantage of doing high-altitude swimming up on a volcano is the availability of a 30ºC (86ºF) thermal bath right next to the 8ºC (46ºF) lake. Herman van der Westhuizen completed a 15-minute

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How Is A Lake Saltier Than The Ocean?

Courtesy of Nicolene Steynberg about the Madswimmers hiking up Mt Ojos del Salado in Argentina. The Madswimmer group of 7 South African high-altitude swimmers, 2 medics, 4 support climbers, a tour guide and a cameraman found an interesting phenomenon up on their way to Mt Ojos del Salado in the Andes Mountain. In their attempt to complete the highest swim

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Madswimmers Continue Upwards And Onwards

Courtesy of Nicolene Steynberg about the Madswimmers hiking up Mt Ojos del Salado in Argentina. A group of 7 South African Madswimmers, 2 medics, 4 support climbers, a tour guide and a cameraman continue on their way hiking up Mt Ojos del Salado to attempt the highest swim in the world in the Andes mountains in Argentina. Yesterday, the Mt Ojos-Madswimmer

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