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Expedition Name(s) Aconcagua Snow Sampl...     Group Size: 6
Alternative Name(s): Aconcagua Snow Sampling Expedition with Science in the Wild, Ruta Normal, routa normale, Northwest Ridge, Северо-Западное Ребро, Стандартный Маршрут... Read more     Activity Type: Mountaineering
Mountain name: Aconcagua     Activity Level: Challenging
Mountain Range: Andes     Price: $ 4800
Route Name: Normal Route     Duration: 23 days
Country: Argentina     Dates: 08 January 2017 - 31 January 2017

About

By joining us, you'll be a part of a high-altitude climbing science expedition. We'll be sampling the snow for pollution and looking at impacts to the climbing route. Led by scientist, Dr. Ulyana Horodyskyj from Boulder, Colorado, USA.

For more info, please see: http://scienceinthewild.com/aconcagua-2017/
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  • 1
    Day 1
  • 8 000 m / 26 247 ft
  • 580 m / 1 903 ft

Naya Pul - Tikhedhunga. A good trail along the river goes through Birethanti (1015 m) and Hille (1495 m) and leads to Tikhedhunga (1577 m), where you can stay overnight at a local guesthouse (lodge).

  • 2
    Day 1
  • 8 000 m / 26 247 ft
  • 418 m / 1 371 ft

From the Horcones 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 de Mulas. Carrying only a day pack you head off to Camp Confluencia by walking 4 or 5 hours. Overnight in Confluencia.

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Created: Ulyana Horodyskyj

Last update: 25 Nov 2016

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