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

Start Date :
Initial time :
alarm13 hs. en El Sosneado
Meeting Point:
El Sosneado, Mendoza south
Start Date:
End Time:
alarm9 am en Malargüe
1400 km from Buenos Aires
one week

A very special mountain


Mount Sosneado has striking peculiarities. It is one of the mountains over 5000 meters less visited although its access is not so complicated. It is located opposite the famous Valley of Tears, where the famous rubgiers airplane crashed. At the same time on one of its slopes remains oarts of a  plane that plunged many years ago . 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.


Day 1 (Sunday): Meeting in El Sosneado at 1 pm.Easy access to San Rafael or Malargüe by Bus . We take a transfer  to the westascending through the upper valley of the Rio Atuel. Arrival at the abandoned hotel  Sosneado and then at the beginning of the valley of  e Colorado. First camp.


Day 2 (Monday): Beginning of the trek into the valley to start gradually gaining height. We will reach a camp about 3300 m as a second location, on the northwest side of the mountain. We will hydrate and set up our camp and rest.


Day 3 (Tuesday): 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 to all corners. Set up camp, hydration and rest. From here we can see part of the way to the summit.


Day 4 (Wednesday):  Acclimatisation day. We will  prepare our equipment, make short walks and perform some technical work practice. We continue with hydration and we'll go to sleep early for the big day .


Day 5 (Thursday): Attempted 5169 m summit of  Sosneado Summit. We will depart very early to have a better chance. If the weather conditions are suitable, the group will be arriving  before noon. Photos and related festivities. Descent to camp.


Day 6 (Friday): We will break camp and descent across the valley. In the afternoon we will arrive at the end of the valley and our charter vehicle will take us to the city of Malargüe. Hostel or cabins. Where we can take a shower and have our  farewell dinner.


Day 7 (Saturday): Breakfast. End of our services. Option to continue our programs (trekking crossing the Andes ).


A great mountain adventure on a hill slightly guided and visited.

speaker_notesIncluded Services:

-Transfer in-out from Sosneado or Malargüe

-All guided tour

-Full board in the mountain

-Professional mountain guides

-Carrying animals

-General Equipment and communication

-Previous Meetings 

-Permanent assistance

speaker_notes_offServices NOT included:


-Bus tickets  to Sosneado

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