Tomas, an EPGAMT certified mountain guide & member of the AAGM, wants to take you on a 4-day trek to the Plaza Francia inside the Aconcagua Provincial Park.
Jan, Feb, Mar, Nov, Dec
I want to take you on a 4-day trek to the Plaza Francia.
Not far from the city of Mendoza, we will venture inside the Aconcagua Provincial park. Within the park, the Plaza Francia is the most beautiful part. Once there, you will be able to see Aconcagua South Face, a gorgeous 3000 meter wall of sheer glacier.
Besides being the highest peak in the Americas, Mount Aconcagua is the second highest peak of the seven summits circuit. Being near this mountain will serve as the perfect first step to high altitude environments. Mainly because of the elevation and geographic and weather conditions. Thus making it a great first step if you have dreams of scaling the world's mightiest peaks.
We will first start our journey in the city of Mendoza. After that we will go to Penitentes before making our way to camp at Confluencia. From there it's up to the Plaza Francia, where you will see the awe-inspiring icy southern face of the great Mount Aconcagua. Finally we will descent back to Confluencia before going back to Mendoza.
To see the majestic face of one of the world's greatest mountains is unlike anything else you can see. And if you join me on this trip to the Plaza Francia, you will be one of lucky ones to say you did.
I will be awaiting your message.
And if you want to scale the Colossus of the Americas, you can join me on this trip.
Breakfast. Private transfer to Aconcagua provincial park entrance. 4 hour trek to campsite at Confluencia.
Late breakfast. Trek to Plaza Francia to see southern face of Mount Aconcagua. Return to Confluencia for the night.
Breakfast. Descend to Horcones. Private transfer back to Mendoza.
One night lodging in Penitentes. Camping at Confluencia and.
City of Mendoza
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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