People often associate the Andes with the Aconcagua mountain (6,960 m) in Mendoza. The highest peak in America —and also the highest in the world, outside Asia— is a pretty challenging climb. However you don’t need to climb Aconcagua to peak the Andes. What you do need is a good fitness level, good gear, a good … Continue reading “Mountaineering in the Andes: 5 Summits for Beginners”
Mountaineers all around the world dream of the Aconcagua ascent. The highest peak in South America attracts thousands of climbers each year, who make the pilgrimage to the Southern latitudes of Argentina to reach this major goal. This fascinating ascent experience starts off in the beautiful city of Mendoza, land of wine and adventure. Aconcagua’s 6,961 … Continue reading “Mt Aconcagua Climb: Facts & Information. Routes, Climate, Difficulty, Equipment, Preparation, Cost”
Karl and Veit, two German friends, conquered Mercedario, one of the highest summits in the Andes range. Guided by Weny, they enjoyed a challenging expedition during last December. Read Karl’s fascinating narration, and discover this remote and pristine peak! After climbing Aconcagua 31 years ago, as part of a long climbing trip in South … Continue reading “Exploring the Andean heights: Cerro Mercedario Expedition”
In the south end of Patagonia, El Chaltén is a world-wide renowned destination for mountaineering. After several climbing experiences around the globe, Rusty, an Indian living in the UK, went there with his wife to climb Cerro Madsen. Guided by Sebastián, member of Merlin’s guide team, they made it to the summit. And in Rusty’s … Continue reading “Climbing in Argentina’s mountain paradise: Cerro Madsen in El Chaltén”
Read the story of Oleksii, 25 years old mountaineer from Ukraine, who reached the summit of Aconcagua last month guided by Gastón.
Bariloche is widely recognized by international tourism. We encourage you to get out a bit of the urban or traditional tour to discover the best rekking and climbing in the area.