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6-day Ansilta peaks 4 and 5 ascents

6-day Ansilta peaks 4 and 5 ascents | Argentina

Join Tomás, an EPGAMT certified guide, on this 6-day Ansilta peaks 4 and 5 ascents. And discover one of the Andes best kept secrets!

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Andes

6 Days

Jan - Apr, Nov, Dec

Fit

Beginner


Description

This 6-day Ansilta peaks 4 and 5 ascent will take you to a hidden jewel in the Andes!

Ansilta mountain chain (5868 m) is located in San Juan Province, in the northwest of Argentina. It lies for 31 km from north to south and it has many peaks to climb. It's surrounded by a desertified terrain, which makes it stand out immediately when you see it.

I'll meet you in Barreal, a quiet town known for the kindness of the local people, the pure air one can breath and its beautiful scenery. All of this makes Barreal an Andean paradise!

So we'll meet at 10 am and drive to Los Morillos (2500 m) from where we'll start the hike to our first camp at 3100 m. The following three days we'll be progressively hiking up to summit Ansilta peaks  4 (5150 msnm) and Pico 5 (5530 msnm). And then we'll go down easily.

So I invite you to contact me if you wish to experience this 6-day Ansilta peaks 4 and 5 ascent. I promise you it will be an unforgettable adventure. 

And if you want to check some other ascents in this area, please take a look of my Ascent to “Inca’s House”, Incahuasi Volcano or my Ascent San Francisco Volcano, Catamarca.

Price includes

- Accommodation included

- Guiding fee

- Breakfast

- Lunch

- Dinner

- Transport during the trip

- Luggage transfer

Price details

All trips are made with 3 clients.


Itinerary

Day 1: Arrival and hike to 1st camp (3100 m)

Arrival to Barreal. Transfer to Los Morillos (2500 msnm). Hike up to our 1st camp (3100  m). Tent setting and dinner.

Day 2: Hike to 2nd camp (3700 m)

Early start to our 2nd camp (3700 m). Tent setting and dinner.

Day 3: Hike to 3rd camp (4200 m)

Hike to our last camp (4200  m). Tent setting and dinner.

Day 4: Summit day

Ascent to Ansilta 4 (5150 m) and Ansilta 5 (5530 m) summits. Hike down to camp 3 (4200 m). Tent setting and dinner.

Day 5: Hike down to 1st camp (3100 m)

Hike down to camp 1 (3100 m). Tent setting and dinner.

Day 6: Descent to Barreal

Descent to Los Morillos. Transfer to the hotel in Barreal.

 

Details

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Recommended equipment:

  • Trekking pants
  • thermal pants
  • Waterproof pants
  • 1 pair of warm high mountain socks
  • 1 pair of thin socks
  • 2 pairs of trekking socks
  • Waterproof shoes
  • 1 pair of leggings
  • 2 T-shirts
  • 2 thermal T-shirts
  • Fleece jacket
  • Warm jacket
  • Waterproof jacket
  • 1 pair of thin gloves
  • 1 pair of gloves
  • Cap
  • hat
  • Buff
  • Sunglasses
  • Trekking pole
  • 75 + 15 liters backpack
  • Headlamp
  • Sleeping bag (-15º / -20º C)
  • Mat
  • Thermos
  • Swiss army knife
  • Plate and glass
  • 2 bottles (1 liter minimum)
  • Personal first-aid kit
  • Sunscreen
  • Crampons and Ice axe (depending on the terrain)

Equipment rental: If you need to rent some of the gear please let me know.

Meeting point

Barreal in San Juan province.

About the guide

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Martín

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Mountain Leader

EPGAMT Mountain guide from Argentina.

The mountain is my workplace and space to enjoy what I like to do ... mountaineering.

I climbedd and promoted various mountains and volcanoes such as: Aconcagua , Ojos del Salado, Pissis , Walter Penck , Incahuasi, Plata, Rincon, Vallecitos , etc.

The mountain can find oneself, to rediscover the essence and every moment. It is a natural place that transmits balance, harmony, tranquility and at the same time, tests us and motivates us to self-improvement. The mountain is accessible to all, just enough to take the first step ... we offer a different experience to share.

Languages

Spanish

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What people are saying about Martín

Vambola

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Many thanks to You again for excellent organization our trip to Ojos with Martin Torres! Martin very good man and I`m very glad to have this new real friend!


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