Cerro El Sosneado - The last 5000 - Mountain Expedition to summit - Mendoza

Cerro El Sosneado - The last 5000 - Mountain Expedition to summit - Mendoza

Trekking and mountain ascent to over 5000 meters most southern summit of America

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Start Date :
date_range2020-Mar-08
End Date:
date_range2020-Mar-14
Initial time :
alarm1 pm in El Sosneado
End Time:
alarm9 am en Malargüe
Meeting Point:
El Sosneado, Mendoza south
Location:
cuyo
Distance:
1400 km from Buenos Aires
Duration:
one week
Availability:
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Advance Purchase Price:
395 touch_app

 

Mount Sosneado has striking peculiarities. It is one of the mountains over 5000 meters above sea level  and the most southern in the world  although its access is not so complicated. It is located opposite the famous Vallede las Lagrima, where the famous rubgiers airplane crashed.The landscape that surrounds it has a singular and haunting beauty.

Our expedition proposes to  know its wilderness while trying to reach his prized summit over 5100 meters.

 

Itinerary

Day 1- Refugio El Soler (2200 masl) : Meeting in El Sosneado at 1 pm.Easy access by San Rafael or Malargüe by bus . We take a transfer going through the upper valley of the Atuel River. Arrival at the abandoned hotel  Sosneado and then to the shelter of Gendarmeria El Soler, 2200 masl. First Campsite.

 

Day 2: Beginning of the trek into the valley to start gradually gaining height. We will reach our second campsite at about 3300 masl on the northwest side of the mountain. Dinner Overnight.

 

Day 3: Acclimatization day. We will stay in this second camp and we might do some hikes in the area and rest.

 

Day 4: Breakfast. We will continue ascending to search the third camp, about 4000 meters above sea level, on top of the valley. The views are stunning around us. Set up camp, hydration and rest. From here we can see part of the way to the summit. 

 

Day 5: Breakfast. Acclimatization day. We will  prepare our equipment for the summit day. Hydration and overnight

 

Day 6: Summit day (5179 MASL). We will wake up very early to have a better chance to get to the summit. If the weather conditions are suitable, the group will be arriving there before noon. Photos and celebration. Descent to the camp.

 

Day 7: We will pick up camp and descent across the valley. In the afternoon we will arrive at the end of the valley and private transfer to El Sosneado. End of our services

 

assignmentNote:

The 10 classic mountains of Argentina (less than 6000 meters above sea level) - # top10clasicmountainsofargentina

This mountain is included in a group of 10 mounts and mountains  throughout the territory of Argentina, less than 6000 meters high, which we have joined so adventurers find a new challenge to meet. We have ordered them by difficulty:

 

1-  Mount Tres Picos , Buenos Aires. 1239 MASL

2- Mount  Champaquí, Córdoba. 2884 MASL

3- Mount  Penitentes, Mendoza. 4350 MASL

4- Lanin Volcano, Neuquén. 3776 MASL

5- Mount  Tronador, Pico Argentino, Rio Negro. 3230 MASL

6- Mount  El Manchao, Catamarca. 4560 MASL

7- Domuyo Volcano, Neuquén. 4709 MASL

8-  Maipo Volcano, Mendoza. 5323 MASL

9- Nevado de Chañi, Jujuy. 5896 MASL

10- Mount  El Sosneado, Mendoza. 5169 MASL

speaker_notesIncluded Services:

-Transfer in-out from Sosneado 

-Full board in the mountain

-Tents

-Professional mountain guides

-Mules to carry the equipmente up to the fist camp(only in January and February)

-General Equipment and communication

-Permanent assistance

speaker_notes_offServices NOT included:

-Trip to El Sosneado

-Last night in hostel in San Rafael

-Personal and technical equipment

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