Expeditions Aconcagua (17 Days) 2020 - 2021

Overview


17 Days/16 Nigths
Max. Altitude: 6962 m / 22,841 ft
Route: Normal Route
Availability: December - February
Difficulty: This is not a technical track, but it is physically challenging. It requires crampons and ice-axe (piolet)
People per Guide: 3

Aconcagua is the highest mountain in the Western hemisphere, located in western Argentina, near the Chile border. The Normal Route is not technical a climb up following the Northwest Ridge. It is the altitude that poses the most problem.

Guiding an expedition to the Aconcagua mountain requires skilled guides, who have good experience in high mountain and are capable of managing the standards of work and security.

Travel Program


Itinerary

Day 01: Transfer Airport - Hotel
Flight from Europe or country of origin to Argentina. Arrival in the capital of Argentina in the afternoon and transfer to the hotel.
Day 02: Mendoza
Preparation and processing of permits.
Day 03: Mendoza – Penitentes 2800 m / 9,186 ft
Day 04: Penitentes – Short hike to Plaza Francia 4200 m / 13,779 ft (Acclimatization day)
Day 05: Confluencia - Base camp Plaza de Mulas 4250 m / 13,943 ft
Day 06: Plaza de Mulas 4250 m / 13,943 ft (Short hike to horcones glacier)
Day 07: Plaza de Mulas - Summit Bonete mountain 5100 m / 16,732 ft - Plaza de Mulas
Day 08: Plaza de Mulas (Rest day)
Day 09: Plaza de Mulas - Camp 1 (Canada) 4910 m / 16,108 ft - Plaza de Mulas(Carring the equipment)
Day 10: Plaza de Mulas - Camp 1 (Canadá) 4910 m / 16,108 ft
Day 11: Camp 1 (Canadá) - Camp 2 (Nido de Cóndores) 5250 m / 17,224 ft
Day 12: Extra day (for bad weather or some case)
Day 13: Camp 2 (Nido de Cóndores) - Camp 3 (Berlín or Cólera) 5900 m / 19,356 ft
Day 14: Camp 3 (Berlín or Cólera) - Summit Aconcagua 6962 m / 22,841 ft - Camp 3 (Berlín or Cólera)
Day 15: Camp 3 (Berlín or Cólera) - Base camp Plaza de Mulas
Day 16: Plaza de Mulas - Puente del Inca - Mendoza
Day 17: Transfer to Airport (Flight from Mendoza your country)

What’s included


What’s included

Included:
  • Transfer from Mendoza airport to the Hotel and return
  • Certified Mountain Guide (UIAGM - AGMP)
  • 02 nights Hotel in Mendoza *** Double room with breakfast
  • Assistance in obtaining permission to advance
  • Transfer Mendoza - Penitentes - Mendoza
  • 02 nights in Mountain Refuge, breakfast and dinner included
  • Transfer Penitentes - Horcones - Penitentes
  • Transport of loads on mules without limit of kg
  • 02 days full board at Confluencia
  • Full board service in Plaza de Mulas
  • Our base camps have solar energy, radios, satellite phone, meals are prepared under strict municipal controls. We also make vegetarian menus
  • All the necessary food for the height camps
  • Food stores in the base camp, permanent communication via radio from and to the high altitude camps, exclusive bathrooms for our customers.
  • Tents four season (The North Face, Mountain 25, Marmot, Mountain Hard Wear), MSR heaters, kitchen items.
  • Permanent communication from the base camps with Mendoza and Penitentes to coordinate the different logistical movements of the expedition.

Not Included:
  • Ascent Permit of National Park
  • Meals and drinks not mentioned in the itinerary
  • Personal Porters
  • Personal equipment
  • Extra costs resulting from the abandonment of the expedition
  • Medical or traveler's insurance.
  • Personal expenses (drinks, laundry, internet, telephone calls)
  • Everything not detailed as included

what to take


what to take

  • Long-sleeved shirts
  • Cotton short-sleeved shirts or t-shirts
  • Fleece or Wool sweater and/or trousers
  • Lightweight pants
  • Regular and long underwear (at over 13,000 ft./4,000 masl)
  • Medium weight parka with fibber fill or down
  • Light cap and wool hat
  • Rain poncho (or rain gear)
  • Water bottle
  • Light gloves
  • Medium weight socks
  • Hiking boots
  • Sleeping bag (-20)
  • Small daypack
  • Strong waterproof duffel bag
  • Sunglasses, Sun block, lip balm
  • Flashlight with spare batteries and bulb
  • Towel

Scheduled trips & Prices


START DATE END DATE DETAILS STATUS
Expeditions Aconcagua 17 days Sold Out
Expeditions Aconcagua 17 days Available
       
       

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