ACONCAGUA NORMAL ROUTE EXPEDITION

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EXPEDITION
Aconcagua Provincial Park - Mendoza - Argentina
17 days / 16 nights
December 8, 2012 | January 5 and 19, 2013 | February 9 and 23, 2013

Program

Day 1 - Mendoza /
Reception in airport. Permits requestion and transfer to hotel in Mendoza City.

Day 2 - Mendoza / Penitentes
Transfer to Penitentes (2700 mts) from Mendoza. Where the group will spend the night.

Day 3 - Penitentes / Horcones / Confluencia
From Penitentes, we take a 7 route and we arrive at the Horcones Valley, where the trekking begins, and in around 4 hours, we arrive at Confluencia (3300 mts.).

Day 4 - Confluencia / Plaza Francia / Confluencia
Trek to Aconcagua south face, at 4200 mts. 

Day 5 - Confluencia / Plaza de Mulas
Trek to Plaza de Mulas (4370 mts).

Day 6 - Plaza de Mulas
Rest and acclimatization in the base camp.

Day 7 - Plaza de Mulas / Plaza Canadá / Plaza de Mulas
Carry of the equipment to Camp 1 (5000 mts.) and return.

Day 8 - Plaza de Mulas / Nido de Cóndores / Plaza de Mulas
Carry of the equipment to Camp 2 (5400 mts.) and return.

Day 9 - Plaza de Mulas
Rest in base camp.

Day 10 - Plaza de Mulas / Plaza Canadá
Ascent to the camp 1 (5000 mts).

Day 11 - Plaza Canadá / Nido de Cóndores
Ascent to camp 2 (5400 mts).

Day 12 - Nido de Cóndores / Berlín
Ascent to camp 3 (5900 mts). 

Day 13 - Berlín / summit / Berlín
Ascent to the summit (6962 mts.).

Day 14 - Second summit attempt.

Day 15 - Berlín / Plaza de Mulas
Descent to Plaza de Mulas

Day 16 - Plaza de Mulas / Horcones / Mendoza
Descent to Horcones Valley. Transfer to the Mendoza City.

Day 17 - Mendoza /
Transfer to de airport

Included services:
- Reception in airport or terminal bus in Mendoza.
- 2 hotel nights in Mendoza.
- Assistance to obtain the Aconcagua Park entrance fee.
- All the transfers in private vans.
- 2 hotel nights in Penitentes (meals included).
- All meals during the expedición.
- Complete base camp services (meals, accommodation, etc).
- Mountain tent for two people.
- Bilingual mountain guide.
- All shared equipment for the expedition.
- Mules transportation of the equipment.
- VHF radio all the time.

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

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ACONCAGUA SPIRIT Expeditions
Colón 165 2º D - M5500GEO -  Mendoza - Argentina
+54 - 261 - 4649111 · info@AconcaguaSpirit.com.ar

Aconcagua Provincial Park, Mendoza, Argentina