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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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29
May

Expedition Briefing

According to most dictionary definitions, a briefing is a meeting at which information or instructions are given to people, especially before they do something. To us, our Aconcagua Expedition briefing is more than that. First of all, it’s the first contact between our climbers and the guides and company staff. Before that, most of the information is just an exchange

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8
May

Activities in Mendoza

Aconcagua is located in Argentina, in a province called Mendoza. A bustling city of wide, leafy avenues, many squares to spend some time and cosmopolitan cafes.  Mendoza is a deeply nice place called “The Land of the Sun and the Good Wine” because it is sunny most of the time, it rarely rains, and it is one of the main

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29
Apr

Best Time of Year to Climb Aconcagua.

When is the best time of year to climb Aconcagua? Summit attempts are permitted from mid-November until the last days of February, due to the extremely harsh weather conditions such as low temperature and intense snowfalls starting in autumn until early spring. The trekking permits to enter the park (to the base camps only) are given until Easter. The High

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14
Nov

Basecamp assembly has started on the mountain.

AMG is the first company in the Aconcagua Park. Those small cities that we call basecamps are being assembled according to schedule, to make sure that everything is perfect when our expeditions and trekkers arrive. Brand new wood floors, more tents and a revamped logistic to ensure a great season for all our guests from all over the world.  

26
Mar

Next Season Climbing Aconcagua

Aconcagua park is open from November 20th, 2018 to February 20th, 2019. We’ve already organized 20 scheduled expeditions to climb Aconcagua between those dates. Last season the summit success rate of our teams was 84%. We’re very proud of this! What date is the best one for you? And what route will you take? Join us and enjoy an unforgettable

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26
Mar

Friday Quote

‘Somewhere in your journey don’t forget to turn around and enjoy the view!’