Aconcagua 2015

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Success on Aconcagua for Trek & Mountain readers

Success on Aconcagua for Trek & Mountain readers

On 31st January 2015 at 3.30pm the Trek & Mountain Aconcagua 2015 reader expedition achieved success by putting two team members on the summit, with all other team members reaching 6000m in deteriorating conditions. The expedition, sponsored by Haglofs and Powertraveller, began with a trek up the Horcones Valley near Mendoza, Argentina, to Aconcagua Base Camp at 4,300m. From here the team made an acclimatisation climb of Bonete Peak (circa 5000m) before launching their assault on the Western and Southern Hemisphere’s highest mountain itself. With deteriorating weather forecast, the team pushed hard and spent just one night at Camp 3 before making … Read more »

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Climb Aconcagua with Trek & Mountain Expeditions!

Climb Aconcagua with Trek & Mountain Expeditions!

After two successful reader expeditions to Kilimanjaro (Western Breach) and Mt Elbrus (traverse) in 2013, we’re pleased to announce our next expedition that you, our readers, can join – and this time we’ve chosen the highest peak outside of the Himalaya… ACONCAGUA! On 15th January 2015, 12 Trek & Mountain readers will leave the UK for an attempt to summit South America’s highest peak (at 6960m) which is also the second highest of the Seven Summits. The expedition is being led by 360 Expeditions who have a great record on this peak, and the expedition leader will be Rolfe Oostra, the … Read more »

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