Expeditions from all over the world choose this program to acclimatize and to shorten the times of access to the Aconcagua.

Type of program:

Departure dates:

Aconcagua Provincial Park - Mendoza - Argentina
8 days / 7 nights
December 3, 2012 | January 7, 2013 | February 18, 2013


Day 1 - Mendoza /
Reception in airport and transfer to hotel in Mendoza City (745 msnm).

Day 2 - Mendoza / Vallecitos
Transfer to Vallecitos (2700 mts) from Mendoza. Day of acclimatization.

Day 3 - Vallecitos / Piedra Grande
Trek to Piedra Grande (3200 msnm) going by Las Veguitas. Camp.

Day 4 - Piedra Grande / El Salto (CB)
Trek to El Salto base camp (4200 msnm). Camp.

Day 5 - El Salto
Rest and acclimatization in the base camp.

Day 6 - El Salto / La Hollada
Ascent to La Hollada (4900 msnm). Camp.

Day 7 - La Hollada / summit / El Salto
Early we ascend heading for the col Plata - Vallecitos to go to the summit of the Plata peak. From where we will have an imposing view of the giants of the mountain range and of the valley mendocino. Descent to a El Salto.

Day 8 - El Salto / Vallecitos / Penitentes

Return to Vallecitos and transfer to Mendoza city.

Incluided services:
- reception in airport or terminal bus in Mendoza.
- 1 (one) lodging nights in Mendoza city in hotel*** double room with breakfast.
- all the transfers in private vans.
- assistance for the purchase and team rent.
- 1 (one) lodging night in  mountain refugio in Vallecitos (meals included).
- loads transfer to El Salto in mules (30 kg. x persona).
- 5 (five) nights in tents with all meals in altitude (Plata peak).
- Mountain tents.
- Bilingual mountain guide.
- All shared equipment for the expedition.
- Mules transportation of the equipment (30 kg / pax).
- 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, Vallectios and Penitentes / any cost if the climber abandons the trip / personal porters /

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