Expedition Name(s) Longest ski-tour of ...     Group Size: 1
Alternative Name(s): Longest ski-tour of the worl... Read more     Activity Type: Backcountry Skiing
Mountain name: Muztagh Ata     Activity Level: Tough
Mountain Range: Pamir Mountains     Price: $ 0
Route Name: West Ridge (South Route)     Duration: 22 days
Country: China     Dates: 23 June 2017 - 15 July 2017


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  • 1
    Day 1
  • 12 000 m / 39 370 ft
  • 250 m / 820 ft

Move from Penitentes to Pampa de Leñas. You'll need to drive to Punta de Vacas, Aconcagua Park Entrance where you will get your permits checked at the Ranger station. Here your personal equipment will be picked up by the mules. They will transport it to base camp Plaza Argentina. Carrying only a day pack you head off to Pampa de Leñas by walking 4 or 5 hours, starting the 3 days approaching trek to the base camp. Overnight stay in tents.

  • 2
    Day 2
  • 15 000 m / 49 213 ft
  • 290 m / 951 ft

Move from Pampa de Leñas to Casa de Piedra. On this day you advance towards an intermediate camp, passing through the Quebrada de Vacas, for 6 to 7 hours. This is where you will be able to see the first sight of the Western Face of the Aconcagua. You spend here you last approaching night before arriving to Base Camp.

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