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Aconcagua trek

18-Day Aconcagua Normal Route

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Overview

Expedition to the roof of America, Mount Aconcagua 6,962 m (22,841 ft) along the normal route, through Horcones valley and Plaza Mulas base camp at 4,300 m. After a progressive ascent program reaching the high camps Nido Condores 5,380 m and Berlin 5,850 m we have several days to climb the final step to the summit at 6,962 m.

You can start a private trek on any day November-March.

2015-2016 Dates (Groups to Join):

  • November 18, 25, 28
  • December 4, 12, 17, 20, 22, 28
  • January 4, 6, 12, 19, 24, 30
  • February 6, 14

Itinerary in Brief

  • DAY 1: Arrival to Mendoza city. Transfer Airport - Hotel. Welcome briefing. Checking, renting or purchasing equipment.
  • DAY 2: Arrival to Mendoza city. Transfer Airport - Hotel. Welcome briefing. Checking, renting or purchasing equipment.
  • DAY 3: Hike to Confluencia
  • DAY 4: Acclimatization hike
  • DAY 5: Hike to base camp
  • DAY 6: Acclimatization/ rest day
  • DAY 7: Acclimatization hike
  • DAY 8: Acclimatization / rest day
  • DAY 9: Climb to Plaza Canada
  • DAY 10: Climb to Nido de Condores
  • DAY 11: Climb to Plaza Colera
  • DAY 12: Summit bid
  • DAY 13: Extra day
  • DAY 14: Extra day
  • DAY 15: Descent to Plaza de Mulas base camp
  • DAY 16: Descent and return to Mendoza
  • DAY 17: Departure

Highlights

  • Reach the top of one of the Seven Summits

LOCATIONS: Aconcagua

ACTIVITIES: Mountain Trekking

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