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3-day Cerro San Bernardo ascent in the Cordon del Plata, Mendoza

Cordon del Plata

Join Guillermo, UIMLA-AAGM certified mountain leader, and reach an impressive summit of Cordon del Plata: Cerro San Bernardo. Meet him in Mendoza and get ready for an unforgettable adventure!



3 Days

All year




  • Explore a beautiful alpine terrain in Mendoza.
  • Reach the summit of Cerro San Bernardo.
  • Enjoy amazing views of the Andes.


Would you like to climb an awesome peak in the Andes? Then come to Mendoza for this guided ascent to Cerro San Bernardo, in the Cordon del Plata range!

Cordon del Plata is a sub-range of the Andes in the Province of Mendoza, Argentina. Cerro San Bernardo (4,150m) is one of its imposing peaks. Located about 80 km from Mendoza City, this colorful mountain receives thousands of mountaineers every year.

This 3-day trip is ideal both for those who want to start mountaineering and for those who want to explore the alpine region of Mendoza. We will cross the stunning Cordon del Plata Provincial Park, a protected area where many guanacos and condors live. Furthermore, we will sleep in tents surrounded by an awesome landscape.

From the top of San Bernardo, we will enjoy breathtaking views of beautiful mountains such as El Rincon, Vallecitos, Plata, Franke, Lomas Amarillas, Stepanek and Adolfo Calle!

Keep in mind that this adventure does not require special mountaineering skills. However, you should have a good fitness level as we will head up a steep and rocky slope. For more information, you can check the itinerary below!

So, if you are up for a stunning ascent in the Argentinian Andes, please get in touch with me. Let’s meet in Mendoza City and reach the top of Cerro San Bernardo together!

Prices per person

Group of 1

USD 400 Each

Group of 2

USD 240 Each

Group of 3

USD 200 Each

Group of 4

USD 200 Each

Group of 5

USD 200 Each

Group of 6

USD 200 Each

Want a different number of travellers?

Price includes

- Guiding fee

- Accommodation included

- Breakfast

- Lunch

- Dinner


Day 1: Mendoza - Vallecitos - Veguitas

Meeting in Mendoza and transfer to Vallecitos (2,900m). Hike towards Veguitas (3,200m), where we will set our camp.

Day 2: Summit day

After breakfast we will start climbing Cerro San Bernardo. The ascent will take us 5 or 6 hours. We’ll have lunch at the summit and get back to our camp.

Day 3: End of the adventure

Return to Mendoza City.



Meeting point

Mendoza City (Argentina).

About the guide

UIMLA-AAGM Mountain Guide from Argentina

Dedicated to climbing and exploring in the Andes mountains for over 20 years. He has been at the summit of Aconcagua 15 times one of which ascended by the Glacier of the Polish.

He also climbed Nevado de Huascaran, Alpamayo and Tocllarraju in Peru; Huayna Potosi, Illampu, Pequeño Alpamayo in Bolivia; Volcan Lanin, Incahuasy, Poincenot Needle, Guilloumet Needle, C ° Gorra Blanca, and 10 trips to the southern Patagonian Ice Cap, just to mention some of his ascensions, besides several crossings in ski in the patagonia as well as in the Mendocinos andes.






Mendoza, Argentina

What people are saying about this trip

Rutger de Groen


August, 2022

San Bernardo was my first 4k plus summit ever. Guillermo is a very good guide and helped me learn how to encounter such a summit. It went really well, which resulted in a very pleasent expidition!



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