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Aconcagua - Normal Route

Las Heras Department, Argentina

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Book this tour through our partner: Grajales Expeditions

Mount Aconcagua is the highest mountain in both the Western and Southern Hemispheres, the tallest peak on Earth outside of the Himalayas, and the second of the Seven Summits, after Mt Everest.

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Climbing Aconcagua involves a big commitment: the days away from home and work, the training, the hardships. For many climbers it’s the experience of a lifetime.

An expedition to this legendary mountain involves:
– Hiking winding trails in pristine Andean valleys.
– Being part of the international mountaineering community that gathers at BC.
– Experiencing the unique atmosphere of the highest regions of the Earth, with its powerful shapes and colors and its cool, thin air.

The Normal Route is the standard route up the mountain.

Included services:

  • Hotel accommodation in Mendoza as indicated in the itinerary, based on double occupancy. Climbers descending early will incur extra hotel fees.
  • 1 night of lodging in Penitentes (dinner and breakfast included).
  • Full board during the expedition (all the meals while in the Park, meals in Mendoza not included).
  • Fully certified, English speaking guides.
  • All shared gear for the expedition (sleeping tents, stoves and cooking gear, radio, etc).
  • Complete base camp services (dining tents, bathrooms, meals, storage).
  • Free internet at BC (limitations apply).
  • Loads transportation in mules, to and from base camp.
  • All the transfers in licensed, private shuttles.
  • Permanent VHF radio communication.
  • We provide our guides with professional first aids kits and pulse oximeters for daily updates of acclimatization progress.
  • Assistance with climbing permit procedure.
  • Sat coverage and tracking during the trip, through an InReach device. Tracking of the expedition available online in our Twitter and Facebook accounts.
  • One porter every four climbers, to carry 20 kg of common gear.

Not included services:

  • Mt. Aconcagua State Park climbing permit. MORE INFO
  • Personal porters.
  • Any cost incurred by the climber if she or he leaves the trip early (such as mules, transfers, guide, etc).
  • Meals in Mendoza.
  • Drinks in Mendoza and Penitentes.
  • Personal gear, medications, ground or air evacuations, room services, laundry, beverages, phone communications and items of personal nature, insurance liability, hospitalization or medication of any kind, any other service not mentioned in this condition sheet.
  • Any cost incurred by the climber if she or he leaves the trip early (such as mules, hotels, transfers, guide, etc).We strongly recommend all participants to buy a trip cancelation insurance.

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