After a walk from 7 to 9 hours, the group had arrived at the Base Camp of Plaza de Mulas! The guides assured that the walk was at a moderate pace so that everyone could arrive feeling good. The hike followed the Upper Horcones River and then rises to a side moraine next to the Horcones Glacier. Upon arrival, climbers
Today, the group walked to Plaza Francia and returned to Confluencia (6 to 7 hours of walking). When in Plaza Francia, while acclimated more, they could appreciate the spectacular views of the Mount. Aconcagua ‘South Face. Here, they enjoyed a delicious lunch with an incredible view. After exploring the area, the climbers returned to Camp Confluencia to spend the night.
After breakfast, the climbers made a short trip to the entrance of the park, where they started a 3 to 5-hour walk to Camp Confluencia (3,300 m). They carried light backpacks and walked along a picturesque and worn path. Upon arriving at Confluencia, the AMG staff welcomed them with some refreshments and a tour of the camp. After a well-deserved
The climbers, accompanied by the guides, obtained their permits and then went to Penitentes to spend their first night in the mountainous area. They arrived at noon, had lunch and then had the option of napping, but they were eager to go to Penitentes and the guides showed them the place. In the afternoon, the group prepared the luggage for
DAY 01 – CITY OF MENDOZA: The Mt. Network group starts its mountain adventure today. They all met at the NH Hotel and there they met the guides, they reviewed the mountain equipment of the climbers and also, they will be at all times, with them, to help them. Everything is ready to start the expedition! The group enjoyed the
We can guarantee it’s extremely variable, shifting from sunny mornings with mild winds to strong blizzards. So, in this post, we will try to describe as clearly as possible how the weather is like in the different altitudes of our expedition program to conquer Mt. Aconcagua summit. Read more about Aconcagua weather in the full article.