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Date Monday  11/25/2013
Group State CMC
Event Title Cerro de Aconcagua 22,841’
Status Approved
Leader Steve Bonowski
Member Price $1,695.00
Non-member Price $1.00
Available Participants 1
Type Outings

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It’s finally here; the first trip since early 2004 to the highest mountain in South America. Aconcagua, in good conditions,is the highest mountain in the world where one can gain the summit without setting foot on a glacier. However, the altitude and wind can quickly become factors affecting a climb. We’ll be there just before the start of the climbing high season.

For more info Contact

For a trip packet, contact the trip leader at:  climbersteveb@gmail.com.
No phone calls please.


Details

Dates: November 25 – December 16, 2013


Cost:  $1,695  (4-6 pers.); $1,550 (7 pers.)

The trip is led by Steve Bonowski, leader of the 2004 Aconcagua trip as well as numerous Club trips to Kilimanjaro and Mt. Elbrus/Russia. This climb is a formal expedition; moving loads and camps, climbing high and sleeping low, in order to get sufficiently acclimatized. 

Maximum group size is 8, including the leader. Minimum size is 4, including the leader. The posted trip cost includes all ground transportation and airport transfers; mule transportation of gear from Puente del Inca to Plaza de Mulas base camp and return; lodging in Mendoza (breakfasts, 2 nights – double rooms) & Puente del Inca (3 nights – quad rooms); ½ board in PDI; full board, including dinners, in Mulas when there; ½ board in Confluencia; sanitary services at Confluencia and Mulas; contingency; gratuities; limited leader expenses; CMC fee. 

Posted cost does not include round trip air fare to Mendoza; Argentine reciprocity fee (entry fee-$160); Park climbing fee ($340); travel & evacuation insurance; baggage fees; single supplement; food & fuel for use above base camp; dinners & lunches in Mendoza; lunch in PDI; cost of any medical exams or medications; bar tab; souvenirs; snacks; porter services; internet or satellite phone. 

Pre-requisites are recent graduation from a Club high altitude or advanced mountaineering school, or instructors in said schools, and good physical conditioning. Equivalent experience will be considered provided one has experience hiking at 15,000’ or higher.




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Sorry it is past the registration deadline for this event.