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Aconcagua is one of the most visited mountains in the world, is the roof of America and of the Western hemisphere. 6962 meters, attracts people from all over the planet. The climate and conditions of the planet. The climate and conditions of the high mountain make this expedition a unique adventure.
Dates Season 2022/2023:
Short trek - 4 days:
Long trek (Cerro Bonete or Plaza Canada, camp 1) - 7 days:
NOTE: We are not doing Cerro Bonete due to a new disposition of the Parque Provincial, that requires to pay the ascent permit for Aconcagua, to make an ascent to Cerro Bonete, we offer instead an ascent to Plaza Canada Camp (5000 masl).
We recommend to spend the night before in Mendoza City.
Day 1: Mendoza-Puente del Inca (2800 masl) Meeting in Mendoza city in the morning. Guides presentation , equipment/gear check , advice for rent, printing of permits among other lats minutes details. Transfer to the office of Aconcagua Provincial Park for the application and payment of all the permits. Last minute purchases. Transfer to Puente del Inca (2800 masl). Check In in mountain hostel. Rest, short walks, hydration. Dinner and overnight.
Day 2: Confluencia (3300 masl). Breakfast. Transfer to Horcones (2900 masl). Presentation of permits and admission to the Aconcagua Provincial Park. First section of the trekking. 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 Confluencia camp (3300 masl). Break. Use of domes for meals and meetings. We will use mountain tents to sleep, from here on. Dinner and overnight.
Day 3: Confluencia (3300 masl). Breakfast. Walk through the area with options between the viewpoint of Plaza Francia (base south wall) or the slopes of Cerro Tolosa. Return in the afternoon, rest and hydration.Preparation for the next day. Dinner and overnight.
Day 4: Plaza de Mulas (4350 masl). Breakfast. Walk to the base camp of the normal route, Plaza de Mulas. We will cross the Horcones river to get to Playa Ancha , a long sector that has the appearance of a great flat. Finally there is a continuous ascent through Cuesta Brava. We reach Plaza de Mulas in the afternoon. Rest and hydration. Medical check. Dinner and overnight.
Day 5: Plaza de Mulas (4350 masl). Breakfast. Rest day, medical check-up and general controls. Hydration and good nutrition. Short walks in the area to get to know the camp, one of the largest in the world. Dinner and overnight.
Day 6: Plaza de Mulas - Plaza Canada. Breakfast. On this day , our objective is to ascent to camp 1 of the normal Aconcagua route.Great views of the area and the reoute to summit. Return to Plaza de Mulas camp. Dinner and overnight.
Day 7: Descent to Confluencia-Horcones, 10-hour descent. Transfer to Mendoza city, arriving at 6 pm. End of our services.
This program is subject to weather, geographical, and politics conditions. Modifications can happen during the activity depending on several factors. All the desitions will be on charge guides and company coordinators.