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Aconcagua Guide and Mountain Guide Recommendations

Aconcagua Guide and Mountain Guide Recommendations

Going to the mountain with a local guide not only makes your summit much more likey but hands down, much safer and with a lot less work. If you're looking…

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Aconcagua Climb- How much does it cost to climb Aconcagua?

Aconcagua Climb- How much does it cost to climb Aconcagua?

All Aconcagua climb / summit permits need to be done in person in the city of Mendoza, Argentina, located a few hours from the Parque Provincial Aconcagua where you'll start…

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A Complete Guide to Climbing Aconcagua

A Complete Guide to Climbing Aconcagua

There is a lot to take into consideration when climbing Aconcagua! How much does it cost to climb Aconcagua? It depends. Are you going with a guide? Will you use…

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Aconcagua Summit: my expedition to the highest summit in the Western Hemisphere

Aconcagua Summit: my expedition to the highest summit in the Western Hemisphere

The tallest mountain in the Western Hemisphere. One of the 7 summits. The tallest mountain in the world outside of the Himalayas. The Aconcagua summit, at 6962 meters / 22,842 feet…

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Aconcagua Expedition Gear and Equipment List

Aconcagua Expedition Gear and Equipment List

Heading to an extreme environment like Aconcagua for 2 weeks is no easy task. Having the right gear for your Aconcagua expedition is a serious component to success and a…

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Aconcagua Normal Route: How long does it take to climb Aconcagua?

Aconcagua Normal Route: How long does it take to climb Aconcagua?

How long does it take to climb Aconcagua? It depends if you take the polish route, the 360 or the Normal Route. This article includes a schedule for climbing the…

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Chelsey Berg, interview with Stampa Magazine: “I’m a believer in that, if you know your North, it’s not necessary to know exactly how to get there.”

Chelsey Berg, interview with Stampa Magazine: “I’m a believer in that, if you know your North, it’s not necessary to know exactly how to get there.”

(Lee la entrevista original en español, publicado en Stampa Magazine) Chelsey Berg is an adventerous woman who, since she set foot in Latin America while backpacking and fell in love…

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4 tips to start climbing

4 tips to start climbing

Before you start climbing, it's important to know what kind of climbing you would like to do, who you will climb with, what basic equipment you need and, finally, where…

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Mount Manaslu: Preparing for my first 8000 meter mountain

Mount Manaslu: Preparing for my first 8000 meter mountain

“Great opportunities don't come everyday -- recognize and seize them with every chance you get.” At the beginning of 2018, after coming off of climbing Aconcagua, high off of life,…

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Cerro Provincia: Great trekking in Santiago

Cerro Provincia: Great trekking in Santiago

Cerro Provincia stands at 2.750 meters / 9022 feet and takes between 8-10 hours to climb. It's easily accessible from Santiago, via public or your own transportation. Here I'll share with…

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Scuba Diving – Open Water Diver PADI certification in Chile

Scuba Diving – Open Water Diver PADI certification in Chile

What is Open Water Diver PADI certification and what are the benefits? How much does it cost? The Open Water Diver is the first level of PADI certification, costs about…

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Diving in Chile – Discovery Dive for the first time in Quintay

Diving in Chile – Discovery Dive for the first time in Quintay

There are many beautiful places for diving in Chile, for those who dive all the time and those who want to try it for the first time! If you want…

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El Plomo Mountain- High Altitude, Low Technical Mountain Near Santiago, Chile

El Plomo Mountain- High Altitude, Low Technical Mountain Near Santiago, Chile

The El Plomo mountain (Cerro El Plomo) is a perfect "first" high altitude mountain. It is also fantastic for altitude training and acclimatizing if you're preparing for higher mountains in…

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Awesome Mountains in Chile: Cerro Marmolejo, the southernmost 20,000+ft in the world

Awesome Mountains in Chile: Cerro Marmolejo, the southernmost 20,000+ft in the world

There are so many extraordinary mountains in Chile. Cerro Marmolejo is one of them, located in Cajon del Maipo and easily accessed from Santiago, Chile. At 6108m, it's the southernmost…

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Volcano Climbing: Ojos del Salado Chile & a reflection on not summiting

Volcano Climbing: Ojos del Salado Chile & a reflection on not summiting

Climbing the Volcano Ojos del Salado in Northern Chile is a unique and memorable experience. Ojos del Salado is the tallest volcano in the whole world, the tallest peak in…

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