ACONCAGUA FALSO POLACOS EXPEDITION

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EXPEDITION
Aconcagua Provincial Park - Mendoza - Argentina
19 days / 18 nights
December 8, 2012 | January 12, 2013 | February 2, 2013

Programa

DAY 1 - Mendoza
Reception at the Airport. Purchase of permits to Aconcagua Park and transfer to hotel in Mendoza City.

DAY 2 - Mendoza / Penitentes
Transfer to Penitentes (2700 mts) from Mendoza. Lodging in mountain refuge, meeting with the guides, preparation teams and dinner.

DAY 3 - Penitentes / Punta de Vacas / Pampa de Leñas
Transfer to Punta de Vacas. Trek to Pampa de Leñas (2700 mts). Camp.

DAY 4 - Pampa de Leñas / Casa de Piedra
Trek to Casa de Piedra (3050 mts). Camp.

DAY 5 - Casa de Piedra / Plaza Argentina
Trek to Plaza Argentina (4200 mts).
Camp.

DAY 6 - Plaza Argentina
Rest and acclimatization in the base camp.

DAY 7 - Plaza Argentina / Camp 1 / Plaza Argentina
Equipment brought to camp 1 (4900 mts) and return to base camp.

DAY 8 - Plaza Argentina
Rest in base camp.

DAY 9 - Plaza Argentina / Camp 1
Ascent to camp 1.

DAY 10 - Camp 1 / Camp 2 / Camp 1
Equipment brought to camp 2 (5.700 mts).

DAY 11 - Camp 1 / Col Ameguino
Ascent to Col Ameghino (5.400 mts).

DAY 12 - Col Ameguino / Camp 2
Ascent to camp 2.

DAY 13 - Camp 2
Rest in camp 2.

DAY 14 - Camp 2 / Piedras Blancas
Ascent to camp 3 - Piedras Blancas (5900 mts).

DAY 15 - Piedras Blancas / Summit / Piedras Blancas
Ascent to the summit (6962 mts) and descent to Piedras Blancas.

DAY 16 - Extra day

DAY 17 - Piedras Blancas / Plaza de Mulas

Descent to Plaza de Mulas (4370 mts).

DAY 18 - Plaza de Mulas / Horcones / Mendoza
Descent to Horcones. Transfer to hotel in .

DAY 19 - Mendoza / airport
Transfer to airport or bus station.

Included services:
- Reception in airport or bus station in Mendoza.
- Assistance to obtain the Aconcagua Park entrance fee.
- 2 (two) hotel nights in double room with breakfast in Mendoza City.
- All the transfers in private vans.
- 1 (one) hotel night in mountain refuge in Penitentes (meals included).
- Complete base camp services (meals, accommodation, etc) in Confluencia and Plaza de Mulas.
- Mountain tents for two people.
- All meals during the expedition.
- Professional bilingual mountain guides.
- All shared equipment for the expedition
- Mules transportation of the equipment (25 kg per person).
- VHF radio all the time.

The price of the program does not include:
Personal equipment / Aconcagua Park entrance fee (see Information page) / meals and drinks in Mendoza / any cost if the climber abandons the trip / personal porters / extras.

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Aconcagua Provincial Park, Mendoza, Argentina