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10
Sep

Top 20 Tips for a Safe & Successful Trip

Prepare in Advance Have passport and necessary visas before departing for Argentina. Passport should be valid for at least six months after the time you leave Argentina. Physical fitness: Follow a regular training regime.  If not using porters, you should be able to carry a 50Lb pack for 3000 ft in 5 hours several days in a row. However, if you

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9
Aug

Life in the Basecamp

Every summer (at least in Argentina), a few hundreds of international mountaineers begin their journey to the basecamps of Aconcagua, hoping to get a chance of successfully climb the highest peak on the western hemisphere. Plaza de Mulas   − Aconcagua’s basecamp on the Normal Route − is the second-largest basecamp in the world, following closely to Everest Basecamp. Plaza de

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