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Short Aconcagua Trek - to Confluencia and Plaza Francia - Mendoza - Ascenso23
Short Aconcagua Trek - to Confluencia and Plaza Francia - Mendoza

Short Aconcagua Trek - to Confluencia and Plaza Francia - Mendoza

4 days up to the base of the mythical South face of Mount Aconcagua

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Start Date :
date_range2022-Dec-03
End Date:
date_range2022-Dec-06
Initial time :
alarm9 am
End Time:
alarm5 pm
Meeting Point:
Mendoza City
Location:
Mendoza, Argentina
End Point:
Mendoza City
Distance:
35 Km
Difficulty:
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Duration:
4 days + trip
Availability:
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Advance Purchase Price:
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Aconcagua: Stone Sentinel in sight

We present you the most accessible route to get up close to the highest giant in America and the western hemisphere. An adventure on foot up to 4,000 masl, right at the base of one of the most imposing walls on earth, with almost 3,000 meters of unevenness.

 

Dates Season 2022/2023:

Short trek - 4 days:

  • December 3
  • January 5
  • January 17
  • February 4
  • February 19th

Long trek (Cerro Bonete or Plaza Canada, camp 1) - 7 days:

  • December 3
  • January 5
  • January 17
  • February 4 - Option crossing to Quebrada de Matienzo - Las Cuevas - NEW!
  • February 19th

 

Itinerary - Exclusive programming in Aconcagua:

We recommend staying the night before in the city of Mendoza.

Day 1: Mendoza-Puente del Inca (2800 masl): Meeting in the city of Mendoza, bus terminal, airport or we pick you up for your accommodation. 7 am. Presentation of guides and equipment check. Transfer to the office of the Aconcagua Provincial Park for the application and payment of climbing permits (ask for the procedure online, several days before). Last minute purchases. Transfer to Puente del Inca. Mountain lodge. Rest, short walks, dinner, overnight.

Day 2: Puente del Inca-Confluencia (3400 masl): Start of the trek. Horcones (2900 masl), base of Aconcagua. Presentation of permits and entrance to the Aconcagua Provincial Park. First section of the trek. We pass through the Horcones lagoon where we get the first great view of the Colossus of America, with its impressive and majestic south wall. We cross the bridge over the Horcones River and continue to the Confluencia camp (3400 masl). Rest. Use of canopies-domes for meals and meetings. We will use mountain tents, from now on, to sleep. Dinner and overnight.

Day 3: Confluencia - Plaza Francia (4000 masl) - Confluence (3400 masl): We will dedicate this day to an important walk through the area with options between the Plaza Francia viewpoint (base south wall) or the slopes of Cerro Tolosa, with spectacular views of the south wall of Aconcagua and its glaciers. Return in the afternoon, rest and hydration. Dinner and overnight.

Day 4: Return to Puente del Inca along the same path used to enter the Aconcagua Provincial Park: The colossus begins to give us the reverse view and we say goodbye to this beautiful protected area of ??the Province of Mendoza. The vehicle will wait for us in the parking lot to take us back to Mendoza City, where we will arrive in the afternoon (bus terminal end point).

End of the adventure and our services.

assignmentNote:

Minors under the age of 18 must bring authorization signed and certified by the parents.

speaker_notesIncluded Services:

  • Transfers from and to Mendoza City
  • 1 night of hostel in Penitentes or Puente del Inca
  • 2 nights sleeping in tents in Confluencia
  • Dining tents with tables, chairs and kitchen in Confluencia
  • Dishes (plate, glass, cutlery)
  • Professional mountain guides and helpers (1 in 6)
  • Guide assistants and group coordinators
  • All meals from lunch on day 1 to lunch on day 4.
  • Porting of general equipment and some of the particular equipment until Confluencia (mules).
  • General kitchen equipment, first aid and communication
  • Permanent assistance

speaker_notes_offServices NOT included:

  • Ticket to Mendoza 
  • Trekking permit to Aconcagua Provincial Park (USD 120 foreigners).
  • Expenses caused by abandoning the program.
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