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Expedition Information

Aconcagua Expedition 2007

Aconcagua is the highest mountain in South America and the Western Hemisphere standing at 22,831 feet or 6959 meters. The 2007 Aconcagua Expedition will most likely proceed following the tentative itinerary below:

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Day

Proposed Itinerary

Hotel/Camp

01

Depart USA for Santiago, Chile

La Casa Roja

02

Day in Santiago, preparation for bus departure

La Casa Roja

03

Santiago, Chile to Mendoza, Argentina

Hotel Nutibara

04

Day in Mendoza for Buying Food and Official Formalities

Hotel Nutibara

05

Final Preparations in Mendoza for travel to Penitentes

Ayelen Hostel

06

Day in Penitentes; Hire Mules

Camp

07

Approach to La Lena Camp (2950 meters)

Camp

08

Approach to Casa Piedra (3250 meters)

Camp

09

Approach to Plaza Argentina (Base Camp; 4200 meters)

Camp

10-21

Climbing Days

Camp

22-26

Contingency Days and Trek Out

Camp/Hotel

27

Mendoza, Argentina

Hotel Nutibara

28

Return to Santiago, Chile

Happy House Hostel

29

Depart Santiago, Chile for USA