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  Aconcagua 2004


ACONCAGUA 2004  FINAL ITINERARY

January 3                      Simmons arrives in Cincinnati

January 4/5                   Depart Cincinnati 7:15 pm-Arrive Santiago 9:40 am

                                    Transport to Mendoza (AA)

                                    Overnight in Mendoza (AA) 

January 6                      Mendoza-Permits/Food/Packing

                                    Transport to Puente Del Inca (AA)

                                    Overnight Stay in Puente Del Inca

January 7                      Transport to Horcones Trailhead (AA)

                                    Hike to Camp Confluencia 10,892-Overnight (Tents)

January 8                      Day Hike to South Face of Aconcagua

                                    Overnight in Camp Confluencia

January 9                      Hike to Plaza de Mulas 14,009 (Base Camp)

                                    Overnight in Hotel Refugio (AA)

January 10                    Rest Day

January 11                    Day Hike to Cambio Pendiente (16,170)

                                    Sleep in Base Camp

January 12                    Transport Equipment to Nido De Condores (17,655)

                                    Sleep in Base Camp

January 13                    Transport Equipment to Nido De Condores

                                    Sleep in Base Camp

January 14                    Rest day

January 15                    Climb to Nido De Condores

                                    Overnight at Nido in tents

January 16                    Climb to Camp Berlin (High Camp) 19,635

                                    Overnight in Tents at Camp Berlin

January 17                    Summit Day-Return to Nido De Condores

                                    Overnight in Nido De Condores

January 18                    Reserve day

January 19                    Reserve Day                   

January 20                    Nido to Base Camp-Plaza De Mulas

                                    Overnight in Plaza De Mulas

January 21                    Base Camp-Plaza De Mulas to Puente Del Inca

                                    Overnight at Puente Del Inca

January 22                    Puente Del Inca to Mendoza

                                    Overnight in Mendoza

January 23                    Mendoza

January 24                    Mendoza to Santiago

                                    Depart Santiago 10:40 pm

January 25                    Arrive Cincinnati 9:40 am

                                    Simmons to Seattle 5:00 pm.

Notes:

Outfitter is Aconcagua Adventures

Two mules will carry gear to Plaza De Mulas

One Porter will carry loads to as high as Camp Berlin

At Plaza De Mulas-All meals are provided

Above Plaza De Mulas-we handle cooking et. Al.

Travel is:           Arrive Santiago 1/5/04

                        Depart Santiago 1/24/04

 

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