Climb Aconcagua

The second highest of the Seven Summits and the highest peak in South America, the breathtaking Aconcagua is a giant of a mountain and dominates the Andes Mountain Range.

Stretching across nearly 9,000km, the illustrious Andes stand as the world's longest mountain range. The ascent of Argentina's Aconcagua is an attractive alternative to those seeking the thrill of standing on a famous summit without the costs associated with an Everest endeavour. This peak holds the distinction of being the highest non-technical mountain globally, promising a formidable yet accessible challenge. For those wanting an awe-inspiring adventure characterised by glaciers, alpine camps at dizzying heights, and a summit that unveils an unparalleled panoramic view, climbing Aconcagua emerges as the perfect choice.

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Highlight of Aconcagua

The highlight of Aconcagua has to be reaching its peak, and experiencing the sense of accomplishment as well as taking in the breathtaking views. The rugged beauty of the Andes, the sense of camaraderie among fellow climbers, and the journey's transformative nature all contribute to making an Aconcagua summit an unforgettable and cherished experience.

Why Climb Aconcagua with KE Adventures

We've been climbing Aconcagua for decades and understand how what you need to increase the chance of getting to the summit. We don't use UK based guides, but keep it local with teams that live and breathe the mountain. Alongside that we keep the guiding ratio down to just 1:3. To increase your chances further we set aside 3 possible summit days in case of bad weather or fatigue.

Things to look forward to when you climb Aconcagua

Here are 5 things to get excited about when you climb Aconcagua.

Stunning Scenery

Aconcagua is located in the Andes mountain range, offering breathtaking views of rugged landscapes, glaciers, and towering peaks. The natural beauty is awe-inspiring and provides a constant source of inspiration throughout your climb.


Physical Challenge


 
 








Climbing Aconcagua is a physically demanding endeavour that pushes you to your limits. Overcoming the challenges and reaching the summit is a tremendous personal achievement.


Wildlife Encounters 

While climbing, you may have the chance to spot Andean wildlife, including guanacos, condors, and foxes. These encounters add to the adventure and connect you with the natural environment.


Sunrises and Sunsets

The views of sunrises and sunsets from high-altitude camps are simply spectacular. The colours and the way the light interacts with the mountain terrain create unforgettable moments.


Support and Camaraderie

If you're climbing with a guided expedition, you'll have a support team that includes guides, cooks, and porters. Their expertise and camaraderie make the journey more enjoyable.


 
 








 


 
 








 

More Information About Aconcagua

The climbing season typically runs from late November to late March. The best months are December to February when the weather is more stable.

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