Cerro Penitentes - Trekking and mountaineering - climbing to summit - Mendoza

Cerro Penitentes - Trekking and mountaineering - climbing to summit - Mendoza

An adventure on foot on the main Andes - 4 days

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Start Date :
date_range2019-Apr-18
Initial time :
alarm9 am in Mendoza city
Meeting Point:
Los Penitentes, Mendoza
End Date:
date_range2019-Apr-21
End Time:
alarm16 hs. in Mendoza ciudad
Location:
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Difficulty:
moderada-avanzada
Distance:
1300 km from Buenos Aires
Duration:
3 days + trip
Schedule

Day 1: Meeting in the city of Mendoza, 9 am. Last minute shopping. Transfer by car or bus charter line to Penitentes (2850 m), located some 120 km from the city. We will prepare the backpacks and begin the walk and approach to base camp. We entered through the Quebrada de Vargas. It is a walk of five hours, with intermediate stops. Rest and assembly of the camp. Acclimatization. Dinner and overnight.

Day 2: Early breakfast. the concept of the day will be the attempt to climb the hill Penitents, of 4350 m. The ascent is long and gradual. We begin to get great views of the south wall of Cerro Aconcagua, if weather permits. Arrive at summit around noon. Photos and rest on top. Descent and return to camp. Long day between 8 and 10 hours of travel. Farewell dinner and overnight in the mountains.

Day 3: Breakfast. Disassemble camp and began the descent through the Quebrada de Vargas to the route (about 3 hours). From there we return by car or bus line to the city of Mendoza. End of tour and our services.

assignmentNote:

Demanding program. Ideal for intermediate trekkers or those looking to add experience to important targets (eg Aconcagua).

speaker_notesIncluded Services:

-Pre-travel advice through photos, maps, meetings.
-Professional mountain guides and permanent coordinator.
-Equipment of the expedition.
-Transfers: Mendoza - Penitentes - Mendoza
-Security elements: communication VHF, full kit. Rescue team.
-Meals: full board in the mountain.
-Tents

speaker_notes_offServices NOT included:

Trip to Mendoza
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