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8-day Mountaineering expedition in Cerro Vallecitos, near Mendoza


Follow Ezequiel, EPGAMT- certified guide, on this 8-day mountaineering expedition near Mendoza. Live an unforgettable adventure and reach the top of Cerro Vallecitos!



8 Days





  • Discover Cordon del Plata, an amazing mountain range of Argentina.
  • Explore a varied terrain with panoramic views.
  • Reach the top of Cerro Vallecitos, a famous peak of the Andes.


Would you like to experience an unforgettable mountaineering expedition in the Andes? Then come to Mendoza and join me for an 8-day trip: let’s reach the top of Cerro Vallecitos together!

Vallecitos (5550m) is one of the highest peaks of Cordon del Plata, a group of mountains that are part of the front range of the Andes. Located at about an hour drive away from Mendoza, this mountain is very accessible and is a classic high-altitude climb for first timers. Many mountaineers come here as part of the acclimatization before climbing Aconcagua.

For this exciting experience, we will meet in Mendoza City and get transferred to Vallecitos town. During the ascent, we will explore a varied terrain and discover breathtaking views of the Andes. Furthermore, we will sleep in charming mountain huts and camps where we will taste delicious local food!

Keep in mind that this 8-day expedition does not require previous mountaineering experience. However, you will need a good fitness level to deal with the high altitudes!

So, if you are up for this awesome 8-day mountaineering trip near Mendoza, please get in touch with me. Let me guide you to the summit of the impressive Cerro Vallecitos, in Cordon del Plata!

If you prefer shorter adventures, check out my 4-day ascent to Adolfo Calle and Stepanek.

Prices per person

Want a different number of travellers?

Price includes

- Guiding fee

- Transport during the trip

- Breakfast

- Lunch

- Dinner


Day 1: Mendoza (760m) - Vallecitos town (2750m)

The meeting point will be the YPF gas station which is in front of the bus terminal. From there, the group will be transferred to Vallecitos. Once there, we will settle in a mountain hut.

Day 2: Mountain hut - Veguitas Superior Camp (3350m)

Hike to our first camp. We will sleep in tents for the rest of the excursion.

Day 3: Veguitas Superior- El Salto Camp (4200)

4/6 hrs trek to El Salto.

Day 4 to 7: Final ascent

The final ascent to the top of Cerro Vallecitos will take us 4 days. We will set up our camps on the way.

Day 8: Return to Mendoza


Join a group



Mountain huts - Mountain camps.

More info

Please bring appropriated clothing and footwear, backpack, sun protection, water, snacks and personal documentation / Children under 14 are not allowed.

Meeting point

Mendoza City, Argentina.

About the guide

I am a trekking guide, a physical education teacher and a lifeguard. For the past 5 years, I´ve worked as a guide and assistant guide in the mountains. I have also been in charge of groups of children and teenagers at different schools and summer camps around Buenos Aires, Argentina.






Mendoza, Argentina

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