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Aconcagua and the Southern Andes

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€19,95 - €19,95
Current price €19,95
SKU 9781852849740
The best guide to climbing South America's Aconcagua.  At 6962 meters it is the tallest peak on Earth outside of the Himalayas, and it is accessible to both trekkers and mountaineers. The book includes information on two popular hiking routes: the Normal (Horcones Valley) and the Vacas Valley (Polish Glacier). It also contains suggestions for things to see and do in Mendoza and Santiago City, as well as trekking routes up Tupungato, the Maipo Volcano, and other acclimatization excursions.
For those embarking on the challenge of Aconcagua, the guide gives a plethora of practical and essential information. Also contains information on getting to South America and commencing the climb, as well as crucial knowledge on preparation for high-altitude mountaineering, such as equipment recommendations, coping with altitude, and acclimatization procedures.