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The Highest Summit of America


Conquer the peak of Aconcagua and make history in an epic expedition to the highest heights of America.

Country: Argentina

Altitude: 6.960 m/22.837 ft

Duratión: 17 days

Packages: From $4000

Aconcagua, located in the imposing Andes mountain range in Argentina, is the tallest mountain in America and one of the world’s most iconic challenges. This imposing summit attracts climbers from all over the world in search of a unique and personal achievement. Aconcagua offers a perfect blend of technical challenge and unparalleled panoramic rewards. Its ascent requires good physical and mental preparation, but the effort is rewarded with majestic views of surrounding mountains and the satisfaction of reaching the highest summit of the continent.

Day 1: Arrival in Mendoza (760 m / 2,493 ft). Our driver will pick you up at the airport and drive you to your hotel. After checking into your room, you can relax or explore themany sidewalk cafes of the city. The trip guide will contact you to see about nextday’s schedule.

Day 2: Transfer in private vehicles from Mendoza to Penitentes, where the group will spendthe night in a lodge (2.580 m / 8,465 ft). This small mountain village is where wehave our warehouse and where loads for the mules are prepared/ 3 hs drive

Day 3: From Penitentes to the trailhead. After breakfast, we ride the van for a few minutes to the Horcones Valley (2.950 m / 9,678 ft). Here we get our climbing permitsstamped at the rangers check point and begin the approach to base camp. After a relaxed hike we arrive at our first camp, Confluencia (3390 m / 11,300 ft). For theentire hike in to BC you will be carrying only a day pack with some essentials, as the mules take care of the heavy duties/ 3-4 hs

Day 4: Confluencia – South Face viewpoint – Confluencia (4.050 m / 13,287 ft). We take a detour to admire the imposing South face of Mt. Aconcagua. The main objective ofthe day is acclimatization. After a 7-hour hike we spend the night in the first camp. / 6-7 hs

Day 5: Confluencia – Plaza de Mulas. After a demanding 7-hour hike we arrive at our well-equipped Base Camp (4.350 m / 14,500 ft). / 7-9 hs

Day 6: Rest day in Plaza de Mulas. Sleeping, reading in the dining tent or trying the yoga mats in our heated domo; whatever you do, get hydrated!

Day 7: Cerro Bonete trek (5.004 m / 16,417 ft). An acclimatization hike to the neighboringCerro Bonete: an awesome view of the West Face of Aconcagua and a 5.000 mtpeak bagged. / 5-6 hs

Day 8: Gear carry to Plaza Canadá (5.050 m / 16,568 ft). The team climbs to the firstaltitude camp to carry part of the gear and then returns to Plaza de Mulas. / 3-4 hs

Day 9: Rest day in Plaza de Mulas, where you can treat yourself to a hot shower (a rewardafter completing the first stage of the climb).

Day 10: Plaza de Mulas – Plaza Canadá (5.050 m / 16,568 ft). The team leaves base camp and moves to the first camp. First step of the summit push/ 2 ½ to 3 hs

Day 11: Plaza Canadá – Nido de Cóndores (5.560 m / 18,241 ft). The team moves to thesecond camp. (expect to carry a 18-22 kg backpack). / 3-4 hs

Day 12: Nido de Cóndores – Cólera (high camp) (5.970 m / 19,586 ft). Move to the thehighest camp of the trip. You’ll have dinner at almost 6.000 m… It’s higher thanmost places in Earth/ 2-3 hs 

Día 13: Summit day! (6.962 m / 22,841 ft). We leave early to get the most of the (long) day. You will be carrying a very light backpack (water, snacks, some clothing, camera). / 8-12 hs

Día 14: Extra weather day. To secure the success of the expedition we have added twoadditional summit days in case of bad weather.

Día 15: Extra weather day.

Día 16: Cólera – Plaza de Mulas. Back to the comfort of the base camp and a well-deservedcelebration dinner/ 2-4 hs

Día 17: Plaza de Mulas-Horcones-Los Penitentes. The hike takes approximately 6-7 hours. Most of the gear is carried by the mules so you can walk light. From the trailhead at Horcones, we drive the van to Los Penitentes to pick up the gear, and from there toMendoza. Hotel check-in. End of the program/ 6-7 hs + 3-4 hs drive 


Frequently Asked Questions

No previous mountain climbing experience is necessary. With good communication and a suitable program, anyone can engage in mountain climbing. However, prior experience can be beneficial.

Cardiovascular training is required, such as running, walking, cycling, and swimming, along with good acclimatization.

The most suggested equipment for the mountain is:


  • Thermal mountain clothing (thermal leggings, pants, and a warm, waterproof jacket)
  • A waist harness
  • A helmet
  • A pair of rigid mountain boots
  • A 30-liter backpack
  • A pair of 12-point crampons
  • A classic ice axe (cane pick)
  • High mountain gloves
  • High mountain sleeping bag
  • Headlamp
  • Glacier glasses


  • 1-liter metallic thermos
  • Water bottle
  • Wool hat
  • Camera
  • Sunscreen cream
  • Buff (closed scarf)
  • Double socks

Our programs suggest the best time. However, we are willing to customize programs according to customer requirements.

Recommended Dates for Adventures in Argentina

  • January 5th to January 25th

Transportation is included as per the program, covering all necessary aspects within it.

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