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Mount Penitentes 4-day guided climb

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Come to a great non technical ascent with the best certified guiding. Four days of unique landscapes and the best views of Mount Aconcagua and Tupungato Volcano, in Central Andes.

Andes

4 Days

All year


Description

If you want to enjoy a non technical climb in an Andean peak, Mount Penitentes is the perfect option for you.

Near the road that leads you to the famous Puente del Inca (“Inca’s Bridge” in English) is Mount Penitentes. A perfect opportunity to practice a climb with the best view of Mount Aconcagua and the Tupungato Volcano.

Mount Penitentes is 4.350 meters high and it’s a great point of The Andes Mountain Range. If you want to know more details about the trip, please find the itinerary below, at the end of this description.

Take into account that although no previous climbing experience is necessary, you have to be well trained. You must have good physical fit because the average hiking time is 6–8 hour per day.

This guided adventure is available all year round. So, you can contact me whenever you want to plan together your climb to Mount Penitentes. It will be a pleasure for me to guide you up there.

Price includes

- Guiding fee

- Breakfast

- Lunch

- Dinner

- Transportation start and back


Itinerary

Day 1: MEETING POINT

We meet in Mendoza City. Before leaving we’ll check the equipment and rent some extra one if you don’t have it.

Day 2: QUEBRADA DE VARGAS

We drive to Penitentes mountain hut at 2.799 meters of height. Then we’ll hike to the base camp across Quebrada de Vargas. We’ll spend the night there.

Day 3: SUMMIT DAY

On the third we’ll try to summit Mount Penitentes. From there, we’ll enjoy a perfect view. Then, we return to the campsite.

Day 4: FINAL POINT

Last day of the expedition. We’ll return to Penitentes Village in order to be transferred back to Mendoza capital.

 

FAQs

What are some recommended accommodations near our adventure location?

We understand that finding the perfect place to stay is an essential part of your adventure experience. To help you with this, we’ve curated a list of three highly recommended hotels that offer comfort, convenience, and a touch of local charm. These accommodations are well-suited for adventurers looking to relax and rejuvenate after an exciting day of exploration
Hotel El Libertador Uspallata Argentina
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Cabañas El Francés Uspallata Argentina
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Hotel Uspallata Uspallata Argentina
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About the guide

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Andes Vertical

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Tour Operator

We are a family company of mountain guides and full-time local climbers founded in 2005.

Specialized in mountaineering adventures such as mountain expeditions, horseback riding, mountain biking, trekking and rock climbing in the Central Andes in Mendoza, Argentina.

Languages

English

Certificates

EPGAMT | AAGM

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What people are saying about Andes Vertical

Marie-Helene

5.00

Bernardo was a great guide. Fluent in English, knowledgeable about the geological history, fauna, flora and climate of the area. He adapted the route to our pace. Great chat feature on the online platform to communicate with the guide for planning.

Sophie

5.00

Great experience and amazing trekking moment. A warm thanks to Pablo who was an amazing guide ! He made the whole trip even better thanks to his kindness and expertise! What a pro!

Emma

5.00

Matias was an excellent guide, it was an excellent day!


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