22,835 ft. - 6,960 mts.
Argentine-Chilean Central Andes, at 22,835 feet,
the highest mountain in the world outside
Himalayas. The name
comes from the Quechua word and it means "Stone
Sentry". This mountain
was first explored by the Incas, where they used
to celebrate their
in the Andean summits. Here we will find the
challenge of dealing with
high altitudes and low temperatures.
trips based on fixed departures or custom trips
formidable view of the Central Andes. We will
climb in traditional
expedition style using multiple camps enroute,
allowing adequate time
to acclimatize to the low oxygen and assuring
enough time to wait out
stormy weather, to get everybody on summit.
to carry a heavy pack, and
Routes (see map):
approach by three different routes Plaza de
Mulas Base Camp (Normal
Route) and Plaza Argentina Base Camp
with colorful spectacular high desert scenery,
where the muleteers, or
arrieros, will transport our gear to our Base
be interested in our expedition called
El Plomo and Aconcagua. For
Those climbers that
travel not only to climb a single mountain
and need more days for get a
better acclimatization. This mountain trip
with an acclimatization
stage in El Plomo (17,815ft. - 5.430m.),
a great mountain
in the Andes next to Santiago, Chile, and ends
up with a expedition
through normal route on Aconcagua.
routes, porters are available, you just have
to ask for them!!