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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29
May

Expedition Briefing

According to most dictionary’s 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 go to 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

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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!’

26
Mar

Headlamps

Headlamps – Whenever you try to climb a mountain, a headlamp is primary. To climb Aconcagua, we suggest you bring a modern outdoor LED headlamp offering 90-200 lumens of output, fresh, installed batteries plus spare batteries. Weather-resistant models are strongly preferred. Write us for more information: https://aconcaguamountainguides.com/

26
Mar

Climbing Aconcagua – Base Camps

AMG has 3 well-established camps run by an experienced and conscientious bilingual staff allowing us to provide a very high level of comfort and care. It is important to have a good place to rest and eat nutritious meals before heading up the mountain. Our staff takes great pride in providing these services. All camps are fully equipped with WIFI,

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1
Feb

Are you wondering what’s the weather like in Mt. Aconcagua?

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. You can read the full article here