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21
Apr

Everything you always wanted to know about sleeping bags, but were afraid to ask.

Aconcagua is a very cold place, especially at night. In the high camps, when the sun disappears behind the Pacific Ocean, the temperature drops dramatically reaching 30 or 35 degrees below zero in camp Colera, almost 6,000 meters above sea level. In weather like this, spending a good night before going to the summit or when returning from it, after a

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20
Apr

Todo lo que usted siempre quiso saber sobre bolsas de dormir, pero temía preguntar.

El Aconcagua es un lugar muy frio, especialmente de noche. Por ejemplo, en los campamentos de altura, al desaparecer el sol detrás del Océano Pacifico, la temperatura desciende dramáticamente hasta llegar incluso a los 30 o 35 grados bajo cero en el campamento de Cólera, a casi 6.000 metros de altura. Con un clima de estas características, pasar una buena

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10
Sep

Top 20 Tips for a Safe & Successful Trip

When climbing Aconcagua, it is important to realize that at 6,960 m (22,841 ft.), Aconcagua is the highest mountain in the Americas and the highest peak outside of Asia. Therefore, it’s no wonder why the impressive mountain draws climbers from all over the world. In this article, we will share our top 20 Aconcagua safety tips to ensure you have

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9
Aug

Life in the Basecamp

Every summer (at least in Argentina), a few hundred 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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