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13 May 2021
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The Ultimate Guide to Climbing Aconcagua

Climbing Aconcagua is one of the most challenging, demanding, incredible accomplishments in the world. One of the Seven Summits, Aconcagua isn’t just a beautiful mountain – it’s the highest mountain outside of Asia, and the highest mountain in both the Western and Southern hemispheres. This Argentinian peak stands at a height of 6,962m, and the route to the summit passes through some of the most incredible scenery you could ever dream of. If you’re thinking about taking on the challenge, here’s our ultimate guide to climbing Aconcagua, which will hopefully answer all your questions…

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The Ultimate Aconcagua Packing List

If you’re going to climb Aconcagua, there’s a lot to think about. You’ve got to make sure you’re fit enough, and plan months of training. But one of the big things to think about is what on earth you’ve got to pack! After all, the expedition is 21 days long, with high winds and extreme cold to deal with. But fear not – when you book on to the Earth’s Edge expedition to Aconcagua, we provide a full and very comprehensive list of what you’ll need to bring. To give you a taste of it, here’s our Aconcagua packing list to get you started.

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How much it costs to climb Aconcagua

As one of the Seven Summits, Aconcagua is a mighty mountain. In fact, it’s the highest mountain in both the Western and Southern hemispheres, and the highest mountain outside of Asia. As such, an expedition to climb Aconcagua is a little more expensive than other, shorter expeditions. If you’re wondering how much it costs to climb Aconcagua, we’ve got all the information you need…

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Is it safe to climb Aconcagua?

Climbing Aconcagua is one of the toughest challenges there is (as well as one of the most incredible). One of the Seven Summits, Aconcagua is the highest mountain in both the Western and Southern hemispheres. At 6,962m, it’s also the highest mountain outside of Asia. While there’s no technical mountaineering required to reach the summit, it’s still a formidable challenge. But is it safe to climb Aconcagua? We’ve put together a post to answer some questions you might have…

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5 facts about Aconcagua

If you’re planning the epic trek to Aconcagua, you might have a few questions all about the mountain. You might want to impress your mates with tales about what’s to come, or learn some fun facts to chat about on the way! If you’re curious about what lies ahead, here are some fun facts about Aconcagua that are sure to impress…

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How long does it take to climb Aconcagua?

Are you ready for one of the toughest physical challenges of your life? If so, you’re ready for Aconcagua. The highest mountain in South America, Aconcagua is a beast of epic proportions. If you’ve tackled Kilimanjaro and Everest Base Camp, and want a new challenge, this is the one for you. But what’s the trek like, and how long does it take to climb Aconcagua? We’ve got all the answers…

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How hard is it to climb Aconcagua?

If you’ve done a few high altitude treks in your time, and are looking for a new challenge, look no further. Aconcagua is one of the most incredible expeditions you could ask for. The highest mountain outside of Asia, Aconcagua is the tallest mountain in both the Western and Southern hemispheres. It’s also one of the ‘Seven Summits’. Not only that, but it’s one of the most beautiful, awe-inspiring settings in the world. If you fancy the challenge, but are worried about how hard it is to climb Aconcagua, fear not! We’ve got all the information you need…

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Trip Report: How it feels to climb Aconcagua

One of our most challenging (and epic) treks is the expedition to climb Aconcagua in Argentina. The highest mountain in both the Western and Southern hemispheres, Aconcagua is the highest mountain outside of Asia. Our 21-day itinerary takes you through some of the most awe-inspiring scenery on the planet. And while it’s not so much a technical mountaineering climb, it’s a tough enough expedition to take on. If you’re intrigued about what it takes to climb Aconcagua, here is a trip report from a 2018 expedition…

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