Jan, Feb, Mar, Nov, Dec
Arrival to Mendoza (800 m). Transfer from the airport to the Hotel. Assistance with climbing permit procedure. After lunch, we’ll have an equipment check and briefing for the climb.
Drive in private vehicles from Mendoza to Penitentes.Ayelen Hotel. Dinner (drinks are not included).
Drive from Penitentes to Horcones Valley entry, where the approach trail begins. 3/4 hours hike to Confluencia, our first trekking camp. Tents/Camp services.
Acclimatization is our main objective. 7 hours hike. Tents/Camp services.
7 hours hike to Plaza de Mulas Base Camp. Tents/Camp services.
Rest day in Plaza de Mulas. Medical Check. Tents / Camp services.
Climbing Bonete Peak and return to base camp. Tents /Camp services.
Equipment carrying to camp 1 and return to base camp. Tents/Camp services.
Rest day in Plaza de Mulas. Medical Check. Tents/Camp services.
Move to camp 1. Tents / Meals.
Move to camp 2. Tents / Meals.
Move to Camp 3. Rest and get ready for summit push. Tents/Meals.
We’ll wake up at 4:00 am. Breakfast and set up. At 6:00 am we’ll start the hike. Tents/Meals.
Extra Summit days in case of bad weather.
We’ll descend from high camp to Plaza de Mulas. Once at base camp we will relax and enjoy dinner. Tents/Camp services.
Trek down from Plaza de Mulas. 6/7 hours walk to Horcones Valley, the park entrance. Drive to Mendoza on private vehicle. We’ll pick up our gear in Penitentes.
2 nights of lodging in Mendoza.
1 night of lodging in Penitentes - Ayelen Hotel.
Tents and camping services during the expedition.
Mountain Guide - EPGAMT - Argentina
I was born in Patagonia, Argentina and formed at an early age as a climber in the Nahuel Huapi National Park. Currently I completed a large number of rock and ice climbing routes, backcountry skiing and ascents in many mountains around the world such as Mt. Lhotse (8.516 mts.), the 4th highest peak in the world, without using supplemental oxygen (May, 2012).
I'm a certified Mountain Guide from the EPGAMT and a member of the Argentinian Mountain Guides Association (AAGM) and work on Mt. Aconcagua, which I had repeatedly ascended, as well as in other peaks in the Central Andes, Patagonia, Chile, Peru, Bolivia and in The Himalayas in Nepal.
During the winter season, I practice backcountry skiing, mostly on the volcanoes in Patagonia, where I can offer you different adventures, according to your level (beginner, learner or advanced learner).
I feel very privileged to work as a mountain guide, to do the job that I love, and to be able to share it with people that have the same passion.
Join my expeditions and I will provide you a high standard of safety and personal attention!
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