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Aconcagua and the Southern Andes

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Jim Ryan's definitive guidebook to trekking and climbing Aconcagua, South America, summit of the Americas, from Santiago or Mendoza, via the Normal and Vacas Valley (Polish Glacier) routes, with trekking routes in the southern Andes of Argentina and Chile. Full information on trekking and climbing and using time in Santiago or Mendoza to prepare

 

Seasons

possible mid-November to mid-March; high season is December/January; weather is best mid-December to mid-February

Centres

Santiago, Mendoza, Puente del Inca, Los Penitentes, Tupungato

Difficulty

although the highest trek in the world, Aconcagua is relatively non-technical; climbers must acclimatise to the altitude and to the cold

Must See

Aconcagua, highest mountain in the world outside the Himalayas, summit of the Americas; elsewhere in the Southern Andes Tupungato and El Plomo; Santiago City



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Publisher:
Cicerone
Language:
English
Edition:
First
Format:
17.2 x 11.6 x 1.5cm
Weight:
242 gms
No. of pages:
176
Release:
Oct 2009
Cover:
Paperback - PVC
ISBN:
9781852845872