Mount Aconcagua Climbing Expeditions South America

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Mount Aconcagua climbing expeditions – South America.

Mountain climbers flock in their thousands each year to climb the famous Mount Aconcagua in Argentina. Mount Aconcagua is the highest mountain in the Americas and also the highest mountain outside of Asia. It is a spectacular mountain to say the least and offers the mountain climber a beautiful view of desert landscapes and snow capped mountain peaks.

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The beautiful Mount Aconcagua in Argentina.

Although Aconcagua is technically an easy mountain to climb if you approach it from the north, it cannot be underestimated.In mountaineering terms the summit can be described as non-technical but the altitude requires special care and a high level of fitness.

Choosing a guide service to climb Mt Aconcagua.

If you are planning to explore Aconcagua or any mountain, it is important to carefully select the guide that will be leading the expedition. It is of utmost importance to travel with an experienced and knowledgeable guide. Not only is your safety important but it will also increase your chances of reaching the summit – your ultimate goal.

Important factors to consider when choosing a Guide?

[list icon=”moon-checkmark-3″ color=”#1090c7″]Safety Record.[/list]

[list icon=”moon-checkmark-3″ color=”#1090c7″]Success Rate.[/list]

[list icon=”moon-checkmark-3″ color=”#1090c7″]Experienced and knowledgeable guides.[/list]

[list icon=”moon-checkmark-3″ color=”#1090c7″]Pre-tip Planning with the climber.[/list]

[list icon=”moon-checkmark-3″ color=”#1090c7″]Logistics and details.[/list]

Many mountain climbers are considering United States based companies when looking for a guide but there are many Asian based companies that operate in Argentina and around the world.Not only do they offer excellent service but they have some of the most experienced mountain climbers and guides in the world. Their prices are often a lot cheaper than US companies and cost is definitely a factor to consider when preparing for a mountain expedition.

When is the best time to climb Mt Aconcagua?

The best time to climb the mountain is from December until early March, when it is summer in the Southern Hemisphere.

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