Ambato, a different environment in Catamarca
A trekking and mountaineering adventure in the mountains that dominate the Rodeo, in the Cordon of Ambato, an ecosystem with diverse vegetation and stunning valleys and high peaks.
The Manchao is the highest peak of this cord and limits the large horseshoe shape to the northwest of the provincial capital. From the stretch of Las Juntas to the summit of the hill, the slope is pronounced with a landscape that amazes with its variety, unlike the western sector of the province, the dominated aridity, the salt flats and high altitude. An innovative experience expedition, camping and hiking with extensive conference and summit attempt.
Day 1: (Tuesday July 16, prior to the beginning). Meeting at Rodeo in the afternoon. Equipment review. Hydration and short walk through the town. Dinner and overnight (on behalf of each). Check lodging suggestions.
Day 2: We will have breakfast. Presentation of guides and
new revision of equipment (equipment can be left in the village). Transfer to Las Juntas. Beginning of the walk. Opening Day. We will have a lunch in between. We set up camp. Dinner and overnight. First Night.
Day 3: Breakfast. Second day. Intensive ascending trail to the camp at 3900 meters. We set up camp. Hydration and rest. Dinner and overnight.
Day 4: Early breakfast. The Manchao summit attempt. If weather conditions permit us, we arrive at the summit of 4530 meters. Photos and celebrations summit. Descend to camp. Rest. Hydration. Dinner and overnight.
Day 5: (Saturday). We will have a long day of descent to Las Juntas. Transfer to El Rodeo. End of the expedition. Option to return overnight in El Rodeo, same accommodation. Ask.
Day 6 (Sunday). Possible day to return is also the option to choose the option to continue to the next trekking, Yerba Buena to Tafi del Valle. Ask.
Trekking and climbing considered physically demanding. Will be camping three nights
-Transfer El Rodeo - Las Juntas - The Rodeo
-Satellite monitoring service (Spot)
-All meals on the mountain
-Personal Accident Insurance
Travel (of place of origin of each) to El Rodeo
Accommodation, pre and post night in The Rodeo
Tents (ask for the tent rental)
Expedition to one of the 10 Argentinian classic mountains .
20% Up to 5 Kilos: Short excursion walks / Trekking Talampaya
40% Up to 8/10 Kilos: Round-trip trekking / Vallecitos 3 and 4-day programs
60% Up to 12/15 kilos: Crossing trekking with porting / Crossing of the Andes Paso Portillo
80% More than 15/18 kilos: Cross-country trekkings with little or no portage / Trekkings in Patagonia (Paso Vuriloche, PN Lanin or Nahuel Huapi, etc)
100% More than 25 Kilos: With a lot of equipment on top and little or no porting / Continental Ice
20% half a day or less with little unevenness.
40% more sustained slopes and longer days in the activity. 2-3 days / more than 6 hours per day.
60% Long ascents and descents with a longer duration. Ascents to more than 4000 meters in the central mountain range / intense 4-day trekking (Uruguayan plane)
80% Important work of legs in resistance. Very long days. Very long day ascents (Lanin - Domuyo) or more than 5000 meters. Ice courses.
100% Maximum demand. Aerobic work and constant effort on legs. Continental Ice, Aconcagua, mountains of more than 6000 meters.
20% flat land
40% trails with moderate ups and downs. General crossing trekkings . Sierra de la Ventana, Córdoba, Patagonia, Cuyo, north, others. Classic ascents
60% Steeper slopes and trails. Possible use of crampons. Domuyo, Cordón del Plata, Cordillera Central.
80% Mixed terrain, with snow or ice. Alvear, Lanin, Tronador. Bolivia, Peru.
100% Highly technical terrain. Glacial transit and climbing in sections. Hill climbing with sections on slopes of more than 60 ° inclination
20% We will not be much affected.
40% This is a normal level of attention.
60% We require more motivation, enthusiasm and concentration.
80% The activity will require us to be very connected and convinced.
100% Maximum control and emotional-psychological performance.
0% + sea level.
20% Up to 2000 masl.
40% + 2000 masl.
60% + 4000 masl.
80% + 5000 masl.
100% + 6000 masl.
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Escalada en Roca / Hielo
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