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3-day ascent to Cerro Penitentes from Mendoza

Cerro Penitentes

Join certified mountain guide Silvina Miana on an exhilarating 3-day mountaineering adventure to the top of Cerro Penitentes from Mendoza!



3 Days





  • Discover the beautiful Mendoza landscapes on a unique mountaineering adventure.
  • Climb to the top of Cerro Penitentes and admire the views from the summit.
  • Join a 3-day trip in the Andes.


Would you like to join a thrilling outdoor adventure program in the Andes? Then join me on this 3-day ascent to Cerro Penitentes from Mendoza.

At 4350 m.a.s.l, Cerro Penitentes is a stunning peak in the Andes, near the border with Chile. This beautiful mountain gets its name from its odd-shaped rock forms that resemble penitents in prayer.  It is also home to a ski resort which will be the starting point of our adventure.

On this 3-day ascent, we will get the chance to explore the amazing wilderness of this mountain and revel at the stunning views from the summit. We will be able to admire views of the Tupungato volcano and the famous Aconcagua, among other towering peaks in the region. This trip is also a great preparation excursion for some of the more challenging climbs in the Andes.

Keep in mind that you will need to have a good fitness level and some mountaineering experience to join this trip. Furthermore, I will require a medical certificate from you before we set off. Of course, I will be there every step of the way to help and guide you.

So, are you ready for a thrilling climb to the top of Cerro Penitentes? Then book your place now and join me on this exhilarating 3-day program in the Andes!

Or, if you prefer something a little more challenging, you can join me on a multi-day adventure to the top of Cerro El Plata!

Prices per person

Group of 1

USD 500 Each

Group of 2

USD 350 Each

Group of 3

USD 300 Each

Group of 4

USD 250 Each

Want a different number of travellers?

Price includes

- Guiding fee

- Breakfast

- Lunch

- Dinner

- Snacks

- Camping equipment cooking utensils

Price details

Price also includes group safety equipment. Price does not include: - Transportation outside the mountain itinerary.

- Personal dress.

- Expenses caused by eventual abandonment of expedition.

- Rescue and evacuation expenses.

- Porters or Mules (can be hired separately).

- Tents (can be rented).


Day 1: Penitentes ski center

Short trek to Grajales where we will spend the night at an altitude of 3200 m.a.s.l.

Day 2: Summit Day

We will set off before dawn and enjoy the stunning 360° views from the top of Penitentes before returning to our base camp.

Day 3: Return to Penitentes ski center


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Meeting point


Equipment you will need to bring






Watter bottle

Other gear: Trekking pants. Polar pants or thermal shoes. Waterproof pants. 2 pairs of high mountain coat stockings. 2 pairs of thin inner socks. 2 pairs of trekking socks. Trekking boots. Double boots (can be plastic). Leggings. Short sleeve shirt. T-shirt inside first long sleeve skin. Diver or polar jacket or windstoper. Coat jacket (preferably duvet). Waterproof waterproof jacket. Fine gloves first skin. Pair of warm gloves. Sun hat. Polar hat or balaclava. Buff type multipurpose scarf. Glasses or sunglasses (Category 4). Trekking sticks. Sanity backpack 75 + 15 liters. Pickaxe. Crampons. Mitts and / or mittens covers. Headlamp. Sleeping bag (-20o C). Insulating mat. Kitchen items (knife, fork, spoon, plate and unbreakable glass). Two empty bottles of at least one liter. Personal medication. Sun screen, if possible total screen, or factor 60. Lip balm.

About the guide

Come and let me show you amazing views in the Andes mountain range. I walked it incansabily and I love to be there and to share it with new people.

I am a Trekking Guide, a professional photographer and I have a Computer Science degree, field where I learned to work with professionalism and ethics.

I currently work as an independent mountain guide and I organize expeditions and treks mainly in Argentinean Andes.

Please get in touch with me if you wish to be guided during ine of your next trips in the mountais. I can offer you personalized unique experiences!






Córdoba, Argentina

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