Aconcagua Express

Expedition thought and designed for people with previous acclimatization, it is an extension alternative to programs such as Ojos del Salado, Llullaillaco or any of 6,500+


Location:
Mendoza, Argentina
USD$ (From) 4200

Height:
-6.962-
Length:
12 days

Price: 4200 USD p.p. (From)

Open Expedition:

This expedition has pre-established departure dates and you share it with other people.

Departures, season 2024 / 2025

–  We 11 / Su 22 Dic 2024
–  Sa 11 / We 22 Jan 2025
–  Mo 03 / Fr 14 Feb 2025

Private Service: You choose the best convenience date for you and your group. Price depending on number of people booked. CONTACT US FOR DETAILS.

Itinerary and services (per day)

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Our mountain expeditions include the following services:

Mountain guide (Spanish / English )
Private transportation to climbing areas
Transfer airport – hotel and hotel – airport
2 hostel nights in Las Cuevas
2 hotel nights in Mendoza

Mules from the entrace to the base camp and back

Porter for the comun equipment in altitud camps

Mountain tents (each one is for 2 persons)
Cooking kit
All meals within the expedition (Breakfast, box lunch, diner)
Professional first aids kit
Heart rate monitor and oximeter
VHF Radio
Satellite radio
All group equipment; rope, high altitude tent, stove, GPS, etc.

Our services don’t include

Personal mountain equipment
Traveling and rescue insurances. We strongly recommend you to get them.
Any other service which wasn’t mentioned above. (restaurant meals, beverages , tips, etc.)
International and national flights and boarding fees.

Clothing and proper equipment

In order to avoid any injury we strongly recommend to all the expedition members to have the mountain equipment described below. Each piece of the equipment will help us on the summit day, which may be terribly cold (even -20ºC /-4ºF). The proper equipment is crucial to achieve our goal.

Upper body parts

Sun hat
Wool hat
Balaclava / ski mask
2 or 3 long sleeve polypropylene shirts or similar
Polar windstopper, soft-shell or similar
Waterproof jacket (Gore Tex, Triple Point, or similar)
Down feather parka with hood
Polypropylene gloves
Waterproof gloves
Down feather mittens ( -25 ºC / -13ºF)

Down body parts

1 polypropylene long underwear (or similar)
2 trekking pants
Windproof pants (Gore Tex, Triple Point, or similar)
2 or 3 pairs thin socks (Liners)
2 or 3 pairs of thermal socks
Gaiters
Trekking boots (approach)
Mountain boots (double plastic or leather boots)

Personal equipment

Trekking stick (telescopic)
Helmet
ice axe 70 cm or more
Crampons
Sleeping bag (Tº lower than -20ºC)
Inflatable and foam mattress
Expedition duffel or backpack (100 liters aprox.)
Daypack (40 liters)
Headlamp (and extra batteries)
Sunglasses (category 3 or 4)
Goggles
2 bottles of water (1 liter each)
Thermos flask (1 liter)
Sunscreen (SPF 40)
Lips sunscreen (SPF 30) (Blistex)
Whistle, emergency mirror and pocket knife
Toiletries
Digital camera, book, mp3, Binoculars. [optional]
Personal repair kit

Any question? Call us for better care +56 (9)2376 0064, or  contact us