Follow a Grajales Expeditions mountain guide on this 4-day trek and discover the South Face of the Aconcagua, the highest summit of the Andes.
Take a closer look at the South Face of Aconcagua, the highest peak of the Andes.
Inside the province of Mendoza in Argentina, you will find the Mount Aconcagua. With 6,962 meters, it is the highest peak outside Asia. As you go higher, you can discover the different base camps where climbers from all around the world prepare their ascents to the summit.
Our trekking tour will start in the City of Mendoza. Take into account that I can pick you up at the airport or bus station if you need. During this 4-day hike, you will visit the Confluencia camp (3,390 meters). This is the first base camp of the famous normal route to the summit. From this point, we’ll then walk to the South Face viewpoint of this great mountain.
Please find a more detailed itinerary below and remember that if you want to be part of this trek, a good level of fitness will be mandatory.
So do not hesitate and book your trek to admire the amazing South Face of the Aconcagua. I will be happy to safely guide you in this wonderful experience.
Hotel Ayelén in Penitentes
Pick up from the airport or bus station if you need it. We’ll drive for 3 hours to Los Penitentes (2,580 meters) and spend the night at the lodge.
We’ll drive from Los Penitentes to the trailhead and start the trek (3 o 4 hours) to the Confluencia camp (3,390 meters).
We’ll take a 7-hour walk to admire the South Face of the mountain (4,050 meters) and other surrounding peaks. We’ll have lunch there and return to Confluencia Camp.
We’ll return to the trailhead, drive to Mendoza and say goodbye.
Back in 1976, Fernando Grajales Expeditions was granted the first license to operate mountaineering services at Aconcagua. Its founder, the legendary mountaineer Fernando Grajales, applied the same concepts of safety and ethics to his company that he applied to his own climbing expeditions. In a few seasons, the company became a trademark and a synonym of Aconcagua.
Four decades later, we are proud to continue breaking trails under the same clear Andean skies, ruled by the same transparent principles.
Today, Fernando Grajales Expeditions continues to be a family owned local company, committed to our team and to our community. At the same time, we work to keep a global perspective regarding innovation and service standards.
To us, “fair trade” means simply to do things fairly, as we always have. Our goal is to create safe and successful mountain experiences for our clients, whether they are mountaineers that utilize our fully guided expeditions or international agencies that trust us with their logistics.
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Group of 1
|USD 691 each|
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• Guiding fee
• Transport during the trip
• Luggage transfer during the trip
• Mules and horses as needed with driver
• Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
• Camping equipment: Tents, Cooking utensils
• Optional: Hotel in Mendoza, pickup at the airport or bus station. Not included: Provincial Park pass, lodging in Mendoza, drinks in Mendoza and Penitentes, Any cost incurred by the climber if she or he leaves the trip early (such as mules, transfers, guide, etc). We strongly recommend all participants to buy a trip cancelation insurance. Personal gear, medications, ground or air evacuations, room services, laundry, beverages, phone communications and items of personal nature, insurance liability, hospitalization or medication of any kind, any other service not mentioned in this condition sheet.
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