Category: Aconcagua

19 November 2021
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Best time to climb Aconcagua

Standing at a height of 6,962m, Aconcagua is the highest mountain outside of Asia. An absolute beast of a peak, when you stand on its summit you’ll be standing at the highest point in both the Western and Southern hemispheres. It’s a tough climb, with high winds and extreme cold as well as the challenge of acclimatisation to deal with. All of which means you need to pick the most opportune time to trek. If you fancy the challenge but are wondering when the best time to climb Aconcagua is, here’s the information you need.

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Is Elbrus harder than Aconcagua?

If you’ve heard of the Seven Summits, you’ve likely heard of both Mount Elbrus and Aconcagua. The highest peaks in both Europe and South America respectively, these mountains are on many a bucket list for travellers. But when it comes to climbing, is Elbrus harder than Aconcagua? Let us fill you in…

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How to train for Aconcagua

Aconcagua is a beast of a mountain. The highest peak in both the Western and Southern hemispheres, the journey to the summit of Aconcagua is an epic climb. But when you’re at the top, there’s no other feeling like it. If you’re thinking about tackling it yourself, but are wondering how to train for Aconcagua, we have you covered…

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What summit day is like on Aconcagua

If you’re after an incredible challenge, Aconcagua is the perfect mountain. The highest mountain in both the Western and Southern hemispheres, Aconcagua towers at 6,962m high. It should go without saying that it’s an incredibly tough physical accomplishment to get to the top. But if you’re wondering what summit day is like on Aconcagua, here is some information that might be useful…

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