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Aconcagua el más alto de Sud América

Aconcagua el más alto de Sud América

Normal Route (22842 FT)

 Aconcagua Complete Itinerary

Day 1: Mendoza (2494ft)
We will be waiting for you at the airport to take you to the hotel. On this day our guide will check the equipment and afternoon briefing at the hotel.

Day 2: Mendoza / Penitentes (8940ft)
Early in the morning and before going to Penitentes, the whole group will apply for the climbing permit with the guides’ assistance. Then drive to sky area. Lodging

Day 3: Penitentes / Confluencia (10827ft)
Entrance of the Park, there the permits will be presented and you will start with the trekking to Confluencia Camp. We have Domo Tents and beds

Day 4: Confluencia / Plaza Francia (13.124ft) / Confluencia
Trek to Plaza Francia, base of the majestic South Face of Mt. Aconcagua.  Then you will return to Confluencia. This trekking is fundamental part of the acclimatization process.

Day 5: Confluencia / Plaza de Mulas (14.108ft) The trek to Plaza de Mulas Base Camp take about 8 hours, we reach Plaza de Mulas. Lodging in the Hotel.

Day 6: Plaza de Mulas
Rest an acclimatization day at base camp. Today is very important for you body taking time to acclimatize to the low oxygen. We call this day active day resting.

Day 07: Plaza de Mulas / Camp 1 “Plaza Canada” (15.913ft) / Plaza de Mulas
Acclimatization Trek to Camp 1 “Canada” where you will have lunch and then return to the Base Camp. This trek takes around 5 hours.

Day 8: Plaza de Mulas  Resting and acclimatization day.

Day 9: Plaza de Mulas / Campo 1 “Plaza Canadá” After a 3-hour trek, you will reach the Camp 1.

Day 10: Camp 1 “Plaza Canadá” / Camp 2 “Nido de Cóndores” (17.550ft) Climb to Camp 2. This trek takes 4 hours. As on the previous days, you will set up the tents then resting.

Day 11: Camp 2 “Nido de Cóndores” / Camp 3 “Berlin” (19.350ft)
Climb to Camp 3 “Berlin”. This will be a short hike, around 3 hours. This is the last altitude camp before the summit.

Day 12: Camp 3 “Berlín” / Summit (22.842ft) / Camp 3 “Berlín”  Climb from Camp 3 to the summit and return to Camp 3. This is the great day. get up very early in the morning, have breakfast and start climbing. You will get to the summit, where you will live an unforgettable experience, and return to Berlin.

Day 13: Camp 3 “Berlín” / Plaza de Mulas
Come back to Plaza de Mulas Hotel

Day 14: Plaza de Mulas / Mendoza
Descent to Horcones (6-7 hs), then Penitentes and then to Mendoza by private vehicle.

Day 15: Transfer to the Airport
Breakfast. End of services.

Day 16: Extra day for contingencies that may prevent the normal development of the program.

 
Normal Route

Included Services
Transfer Airport / Hotel
2 Night Hotel in Mendoza, with  breakfast
Assistance to buy the Climbing Permits
Transfer Mendoza / Penitentes/ Mendoza
1 Night lodging in Penitentes
Assistance for the arrangement of loads to be transported by mules
Mules
Transfer to Aconcagua trailhead
2 night Confluencia Camp with full board in Domo tents
Trekking to Plaza Francia
5 Night Hotel Plaza de Mulas  with full board
Porter
Our Guides  AAGM/EPGAMT
Stoves and altitude food.
1 Extra Days
Communications VHF

Not Incluided Services
Climbing Permit
Drink and other personal costs not mentioned in th itinerary
Food and drink in Mendoza
Expenses for giving up the expedition
Sleeping bag and personal equipment
Personal Insurance
Porters for personal equipment
Problems with your luggage on your fly (Loss or delay during the flight)

 
Normal Route
Feet
2 Pairs of synthetic inner socks
3 Pairs of thick socks for cold  
1 Pair of comfortable trekking boots
1 Pair of gaiters

Legs
1 Pair of thin synthetic pants
1 Pair of thick shelter pants
1 Pair of rainproof pants Gore Tex
1 Pair of long and comfortable trekking pants

Body
2 Synthetic underwear shirts
1 Turtleneck of synthetic material
1 Fleece jacket
1 Shelter jacket (down)
1 Gore tex jacket

Head
Sun cap
Shelter hat
Balaclava
A good pair of sunglasses with UV filter
Ski goggles

Hands
2 Pairs of light inner gloves
2 Pairs of rainproof gloves for shelter

Expedition Gear
Sunscreen  
A 2 liter water bottle
An stainless steel thermos of one litter
Personal crockery (bowl, cup, fork and spoon)
Sleeping mattress for high mountain
2 Pairs of hand warmers
Personal first aid elements
Front lamp, camera, mp3
A synthetic or duvet sleeping bag for - 20º C

Technical Equipment
1 backpack of 70 liters or more
1 Pair of boots for high mountain ( - 40º temperature)
Semi - automatic crampons
Sky poles
1 Ice axe
1 Duffel bag

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