Fully qualified, professional, local and bilingual mountain guides who have summited many times, with a ratio of one guide to every 3 to 4 clients.
Plenty of acclimatisation built in to give you the best chance to summit.
Two buffer days in case of poor weather on summit day.
Climb to the top of South America's highest peak, a fantastic achievement and great challenge.
Great food, equipment and briefings - ideal preparation for your summit push.
Hire extra porters to help lighten your loads.
The guides were quite simply outstanding. They really made the trip a wonderful experience. I felt they were absolutely part of the team and there was no ‘client/guide’ barrier whatsoever.
Professional and diligent throughout, and always good humoured and practical.
J Francis, Aconcagua
Arrive Mendoza, transfer to hotel
Travel to Penitentes (2,700m) (B,D)
Travel to Puente del Inca and trek to Confluencia (3,360m) (B,L,D)
Acclimatisation trek, Plaza Francia (4,200m) (B,L,D)
Trek to Plaza del Mulas basecamp (4,250m) (B,L,D)
Rest day, Plaza de Mulas basecamp (B,L,D)
Acclimatisation trek up Mount Bonete (5,000m), basecamp (B,L,D)
Carry food to camp 1 (4,900m), return to Plaza de Mulas basecamp (B,L,D)
Trek basecamp to camp 1 (4,900m) (B,L,D)
Trek camp 1 to camp 2, Nido de Condores (5,400m) (B,L,D)
Food carry camp 2 to camp 3 (6,000m), return to camp 2 (5,400m) (B,L,D)
Trek camp 2 to camp 3 (6,000m) (B,L,D)
Summit day (6,962m), return to camp 3 (6,000m) (B,L,D)
Buffer day (B,L,D)
Trek camp 3 to Plaza de Mulas basecamp (4,250m) (B,L,D)
Trek out to Penitentes, transfer to Mendoza, hotel (B,L)
Tour ends (B)
Mountain guides and assistants, radio communication, GPS, double tents, cooking equipment and utensils, mountain equipment (ropes, harnesses, carabiners, maps, compass etc), crampons and technical equipment, transfers in Mendoza, accommodation and meals as indicated.
Any flights, personal equipment, tips, extra nights required, permit fee (USD 800 high season/USD 582 med/low season (approx.), services not mentioned in this program, alcoholic/soft drinks, insurance
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Dates: From February 2019 to December 2020
Duration: 13 days
Capacity: 16 people
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Great exped overall, personally, it was tough, though a fantastic experience. Very good guides who always came up with the goods. Accommodation was good and adequate, camp was very good with very good facilities and food.
A. Wheatstone, UK, 2012
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