First view of Aconcagua from the flight between Santiago and Mendoza
Downtown Mendoza where we meet for the Aconcagua expeditions.
Hiking into base camp along a very barren landscape
Mules do all the hard work to base camp
A view of the impressive South Face of Aconcagua
Asado (BBQ): An Argentinian staple.
Hiking up the Vacas Valley on Day 2 of the trek to our Base Camp of Plaza Argentina.
Acclimatization hikes from base camp allow for views of Plaza Argentina and the grand expanse of the Andes Mountains.
As you ascend Aconcagua, the rest of the Andes seem to shrink beneath you.
A crisp morning at high camp.
A rest day at high camp (19,000') offers unsurpassed views of the Andes Mountains.
Another high camp on the Polish Traverse route.
High camp at 20,000 feet.
Sunset over Argentina at a high camp
The Traverse passes by "The Finger" en route to the Canaleta on summit day.
Looking back at the traverse and the Chilean Andes from the base of the Canaleta.
Approaching the summit of Aconcagua on a beautiful day.
One of our International Guides enjoys the summit of Aconcagua.
A recent summit team on top of South America.
Descending towards Berlin high camp on the Normal Route
After summit day we descend to the small city of Plaza de Mulas.
A view of Aconcagua from Plaza de Mulas base camp
Another view of Plaza de Mulas
The friendly streets and parks of Mendoza offer a relaxing start to the expedition and a welcome respite afterward.